Driver ejected in Tomball Parkway wreck

January 5, 2009 4:07:48 AM PST
Bad brakes may have been the cause of a wreck in northwest Harris County. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators say the driver was taking an exit off the Tomball Parkway near the North Beltway when she lost control. The vehicle flipped and destroyed landscaping and the fence of a business.

The driver was ejected and pinned under her car. She was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition. A passenger is OK.

Investigators believe the driver was drunk, but they suspect the cause of the wreck may have been a brake that got stuck.

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