ALPINE COUNTY (CBS13) — Officers say a driver managed to escape with just minor to moderate injuries after crashing off Highway 88 – with his car ending up wedged between two trees.
The crash happened early Friday morning between Carson Pass and Woods Lake Road in Alpine County.READ MORE: Memorial Service For Marine Sgt. Nicole Gee: What You Need To Know
California Highway Patrol says the 62-year-old man was heading westbound on Highway 88 when, for an unknown reason, he lost control and drove onto the dirt shoulder.READ MORE: Children In Parental Abduction Out Of Riverside County Found Safe In Modesto; Suspect In Custody
Eventually, the driver clipped a large boulder – causing the car to flip and wedge in between two trees.
Somehow, officers say the driver got himself out and escaped serious injuries.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Police Say Thieves Target Women Along Stockton Boulevard In Broad Daylight
No other details about the crash have been released.