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CHP: Driver hydroplanes, crashes into tree on Hwy 101 near Los Alamos

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Posted at 3:07 PM, Jan 05, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-05 18:09:22-05

A vehicle crashed into a tree after hydroplaning on Highway 101 Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported shortly after 2 p.m. in the northbound lanes in the Los Alamos area.

CHP officers on scene say they believe the driver was going a little too fast for the conditions and crashed into a tree in the grassy median between the northbound and southbound lanes of the highway.

An ambulance was requested at the scene but the extent of injuries was not immediately known.