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Car crashes into tree on Market St. Thursday night, driver injured

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

A driver was taken to an area hospital after crashing into a tree Thursday night.

The crash happened in the 1900 block of Market Street.

 
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The driver had to be extricated for the vehicle. A Chattanooga Fire Department spokesperson said the driver was awake and talking while on the way to the hospital.

"We're hoping the patient will make a full recovery," a spokesperson added.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Chattanooga police officers estimated the car was traveling around 60-70 mph when it crashed into the tree.

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