Dad Drives Drunk With Kids

An Amarillo father is in jail for driving drunk with his kids in the back seat. Amarillo police say a man ran a stop sign at 8th and Crockett Street around 12:30, Tuesday.

The driver hit a truck, then ran over a gas meter causing his S.U.V. to burst into flames.   Children ages 1, 3 and 5 were in the car when the car ignited.

Police say witnesses rescued the children from the car. The children suffered minor injuries, along with their father. Police say the father faces felony charges for driving under the influence with minors in the car.