Driver crashes into tree after running from cops

Updated: Jul. 21, 2017 at 6:09 AM EDT
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A driver has been taken to the hospital after crashing into a tree early Friday morning.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a GSP trooper tried to make a traffic stop around 2:15 a.m. near Dawson Road and West Edgewater Drive.

Police said the driver tried to leave the scene and the trooper did not pursue a chase.

That's when the driver hit a tree near West Lakeridge Drive.

GSP said the driver was trapped in the car.

We don't know the condition of the driver at this time.

The car was towed around 3:45 a.m.

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