HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police suspect alcohol was to blame after a driver crashed into a tree in southeast Houston.
The accident happened just before 2am in the 2600 block of Forest Oaks Drive at Timbercreek Drive.
Investigators say the driver of a red BMW was traveling at a high rate of speed and over corrected while traveling northbound on Forest Oaks Drive. The driver hit a stop sign and then collided sideways into a tree.
The driver was trapped inside the vehicle when first responders arrived.
They were transported to Ben Taub Hospital with a broken leg and other non life-threatening injuries.