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Man hospitalized after crashing into palm tree, light pole in Lakeside

Posted at 8:50 AM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 15:01:35-04

LAKESIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- A driver was taken to the hospital after crashing into a palm tree and a light pole in Lakeside Monday morning.

According to authorities, the crash happened along Winter Gardens Boulevard at Winter Gardens Drive around 7 a.m.

Police say the driver was heading down Winter Gardens Boulevard when, for an unknown reason, he crashed into a rock and mailbox before slamming into a palm tree and a light pole.

Nearby witnesses, one of whom is a nurse, rushed to help the man. He was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

Authorities say speed appears to be a factor in the crash.