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