Driver slams into tree in N.E. Phila.

October 8, 2012 1:29:00 PM PDT
Police say a 21-year-old male driver lost control of his car and slammed into a tree in Northeast Philadelphia Monday morning.

The crash happened around 6:00 a.m. on the 7100 block of Rising Sun Avenue.

The young driver lost control of his vehicle then hit a tree and landed on the sidewalk and lawn of a house.

The street post and traffic light were knocked down in the crash.

The victim had to be rescued from the vehicle.

He suffered head injuries in the crash.