One woman was injured when her vehicle struck a tree on N. Third Street Tuesday morning in Niles. Leader photo/CRAIG HAUPERT

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Woman injured when car hits tree

Published 10:35am Tuesday, September 25, 2012

A female driver sustained minor injuries when her vehicle hit a tree on North Third Street in Niles Tuesday morning.

The one-vehicle accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. just south of the intersection of North Third and Cass streets on the north side of the city.

Mike Stanton, a Niles police officer, said it is unknown why the elderly woman left the road and struck a tree on the west side of the road. Stanton said the woman was transported to Lakeland Hospital. The vehicle came to a rest on the top of a steep hill.

 

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