HPD: Teen driver slams into restaurant

Police and witnesses stand outside James Coney Island in west Houston where an SUV had just crashed into the building. This photo was taken and submitted by @_Edson__. If you have a photo or video of breaking news, email it to news@abc13.com to be featured online.

December 29, 2011 3:52:34 AM PST
A driver crashed a sports utility vehicle into a west Houston restaurant Wednesday evening.

It happened just before 8pm at James Coney Island in the 700 block of Town & Country Blvd. at Town & Country Village off Beltway 8.

According to investigators, a teenaged driver was going to park outside the restaurant, but he driver hit the gas pedal instead of the brake.

The SUV took out a large window and a corner of the restaurant.

Officials said no one was injured in the accident.