CHP: Driver possibly suffered seizure prior to injury crash in West Whittier

WEST WHITTIER — A man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after a his SUV crashed into a tree after he possibly suffered a seizure, authorities said.
The crash took place about 8:20 a.m. at Lockheed Avenue and Whittier Boulevard, California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball said.
Investigators suspected the driver may have suffered a seizure before his Chevrolet Blazer struck a tree, the officer said.
He suffered injuries including a broken ankle and was flown to a hospital by helicopter as a precaution, Kimball said.
The crash was being investigated by officers from the Santa Fe Springs office of the CHP.

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