SUV driver crashes into tree

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The accident scene at W. Alameda Ave. & S. Decatur St. April 26, 2012.

The accident scene at W. Alameda Ave. & S. Decatur St. April 26, 2012.

DENVER – A child was hospitalized after an SUV crashed into a tree in west Denver Thursday.

The accident happened at about 1 p.m. on West Alameda Avenue at South Decatur Street.

Police say the driver apparently lost control of her blue Dodge Durango and struck the tree head-on.

She and a female passenger were evaluated by medical personnel at the scene.

A young boy, whose age was not immediately known, was taken to a local hospital as a precaution. His injuries were not believed to be serious.