Driver tested for DWI after slamming truck into north Houston homes

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Driver faces DWI charges after slamming truck into homes. (KTRK)

Residents of several northwest Houston homes were startled awake in the middle of the night when a truck slammed into the side of the buildings.

Luckily, no one was hurt.

It happened near Yale Street and Lelay Circle just after midnight Thursday.

Houston police say the driver was going north on North Main Street when he crossed over Yale onto Lelay.

Investigators say the truck crashed through a fence, hit one house and then slammed into two others and a car before finally coming to a stop.

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"I was just sleeping, heard a noise, got up saw the truck and fence on the ground," said Kevin Delcid.

A piece of wood from the fence went through the windshield of the truck, nearly impaling the driver. He was not hurt.

The driver of the truck did remain on the scene. He was tested for DWI on the scene.

No word on whether any charges have been filed.

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