HOUSTON, TX – A vehicle crashed into a Denny’s restaurant in the Houston area, injuring nearly two dozen people, according to Texas law enforcement officials. The incident occurred around 11:22 a.m. CT on Monday when the vehicle rammed into the southern wall of the establishment, located in Rosenberg, approximately 35 miles southwest of Houston.
The Rosenberg Police Department reported that all victims were conscious when transported to nearby hospitals. The injuries varied in severity, from minor cuts to more serious wounds, but none were deemed life-threatening. The victims’ ages ranged from 12 to 60 years old.
Local news outlet KHOU shared footage of the aftermath, showing a large hole in the restaurant’s side with the damaged SUV still lodged within. The scene was cordoned off with law enforcement tape as authorities investigated the incident.
The driver of the vehicle, a 30-year-old, escaped the crash unscathed. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. In the meantime, police have advised motorists to steer clear of the area and anticipate traffic delays.
Denny’s, the restaurant chain where the incident occurred, has yet to comment on the situation.