Man injured after driving into tree in Fresno, police say

Fresno, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A man has been hospitalized after his vehicle veered off the roadway into a tree according to Fresno Police Department.

On Tuesday at 5:35 pm, police responded to a solo vehicle accident at the intersection of Blackstone and Herndon.

Police say a witness told them that the dark compact car collided with the median divide, spun out, and hit a tree.

Authorities on the scene closed down two lanes in the westbound roadway at Herndon.

Officers say that the driver, a man in his mid-20s, is now in critical condition after the vehicle collided with the tree. He was sent to the local hospital for treatment.

Officers say they do not know what caused the accident, but once the investigation is done the roadways will reopen.

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