A suspected drunken driver careened through a “bump-out” Wednesday night on Main Avenue in Durango, sending four people to the hospital, according to the Durango Police Department.
The crash occurred at 9:35 p.m. in the 900 block of Main Avenue, taking out the bump-outs in front of Tequila’s Mexican Restaurant and Maria’s Bookshop, said Sgt. Dave Peterson with the police department.
Four people eating dinner at Tequila’s were taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center, Peterson said. The most serious injury appeared to be a broken leg, he said, but it was later determined the man’s leg was not broken.
A woman driving a black Nissan Altima with New Jersey license plates was taken to the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of drunken driving.
The woman was driving north on Main Avenue when she plowed through the Tequila’s bump-out and then into Maria’s bump-out, which includes a garden area.