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Driver Injured After Car Slams Into Tree in South Los Angeles

A woman was injured after she lost control of her car, jumped the curb and hit a tree in South Los Angeles Sunday morning, officials said.

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A car slammed into a tree in the 200 block of West 41st Place in South Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Firefighters responded at 4:50 a.m. to the 200 block of West 41st Place (map), according to Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The female driver was taken to a local hospital in unknown condition, Scott said.

The woman’s name and age were not immediately released.

It was not clear if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, according to the LAFD.