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Elderly woman injured in single-car wreck

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Amarillo, TX - An elderly woman is taken to the hospital with critical injuries after driving her car into a tree in south Amarillo.

Amarillo police say a female driver in her 70s was traveling south on Bell Street when she lost control of her vehicle and veered head-on into a tree near the Amarillo High School practice field.

Police believe a medical issue may have led to the driver losing control of her vehicle. Traffic in the area is blocked to one lane in the 4400 block of South Bell.