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Tulsa Police: Driver Blames Tree Collision On Chase

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Photo of the car against the tree at 66th and Zunis. Photo of the car against the tree at 66th and Zunis.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

A driver who ran into a tree told police he crashed because someone was chasing him.

Tulsa Police and Fire got the call at 6:30 a.m. about an injury crash at 66th and Zunis.

The driver told officers he had been chased by someone as he left a nearby donut shop, causing him to hit the tree. Inside the car, police say they found a half empty bottle of vodka.

Officers told News On 6 they found no evidence of a chase.

Police believe the man's car struck a parked vehicle nearby before hitting the tree.

EMSA took the man to the hospital to be checked out for injuries.

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