A driver was in the doghouse early Tuesday morning, police said.
The driver of a Toyota sport utility vehicle drove into a brick exterior wall of the Arlington animal shelter in the 1000 block of Southeast Green Oaks Boulevard about 4 a.m.
The driver, whose name was not released, was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital Fort Worth for treatment of his injuries.
Police say they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash, which was still under investigation.
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A damage estimate for the shelter, which opened in 2009, was not available Tuesday evening. — Susan Schrock