KINGWOOD, Texas A driver who slammed his vehicle into a tree near kingwood was expected to live, police said late Thursday.

Around 9:30 p.m. the driver slammed his truck into a tree near Mills Branch Drive at Gladehill Drive, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said the driver was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed when he lost control for unknown reasons.

He was taken to the hospital by Life Flight in serious condition, but he was expected to survive.

HPD said they do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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