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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio -- A car was badly damaged after hitting a tree and then a van early Wednesday morning in Garfield Heights.

The accident happened on McCracken Boulevard, just west of E. 98th Street.

The car was headed west on McCracken at a high speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle, going over the curb and into a yard, striking a tree.

The impact caused the car to spin around and collide with a van parked in the driveway next door.

The driver was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Garfield Heights Police are investigating the crash.