Car crashes into hotel in Tampa, driver charged with DUI

Hillsborough County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A man is facing charges after troopers say he crashed his car into a Tampa hotel overnight while driving drunk.

A crash report from the Florida Highway Patrol identifies the driver as 40-year-old Kevin Green of Tampa. Troopers say he was headed east on the I-4 exit ramp to SR-574 when he lost control of his car around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

Green’s car went off the road and hit a ditch before slamming through a chain-link fence, the FHP says. According to the crash report, Green then crashed into the Fairfield Inn and Suites Marriot on Lakeview Center Drive.

Troopers say Green ran from the scene after the crash but was stopped by a Hillsborough County deputy.

Green was arrested and charged with DUI and leaving the scene of a crash.

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