Man injured after crash into tree

A 30-YEAR-OLD man was taken to Scarborough Hospital after his car hit a tree at the junction of Scalby Road and Castle Mount Avenue.

The incident happened at 2.45pm yesterday and involved a single car - a Volvo V70.

An ambulance crew member came across the accident and called the police to the scene.

The man’s injuries were not thought to be serious.

A police spokesman said it looked the tree would have to be cut down due to the damage caused.