Visalia car crash leaves 4 in hospital

June 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Four people are in the hospital Saturday after a pin-in crash in the South Valley.

Visalia police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash that injured four people.

Officials said a man lost control of his SUV on Houston near lovers lane in Visalia Saturday. The vehicle hit a tree and flipped on its side.The driver was pinned inside and it took crews a long time to pull him out safely.

He was flown to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno in critical condition. A female passenger and two children in the SUV were taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center with minor to moderate injuries.