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.

Scene of the crash early Friday morning. (Credit: CHP South Lake Tahoe)

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The crash happened early Friday morning between Carson Pass and Woods Lake Road in Alpine County.

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.

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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.

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No other details about the crash have been released.