Monday night just before 7:00p.m. Charles Gregory of Conroe left Club on FM 1314 at Allendale. Witnesses said he pulled out of the parking lot of Bokeeters at a high rate of speed onto FM 1314. He continued crossing FM 1314 fishtailing and struck an excavator which was parked in a vacant lot across the street. That vacant lot the night before had been an old store and was only one block south of where Sunday nights fatal accident was FM 1314 at Strausie. The excavator, owned by Cherry Demolition had been on the site for the day demolishing the old store.
Gregory was entrapped in the 1997 Buick Skylark and had to be rescued by River Plantation firefighters. As MCHD worked to stabilize Gregory Caney Creek Fire Department set up a landing zone for PHI Air Medical.
Gregory was taken to Hermann Hospital in Houston in serious condition.
DPS is continuing the investigation.