A man was hospitalized in what police referred to as critical condition after being ejected from a vehicle during a crash in Southwest Bakersfield.
The man was found suffering from major injuries around 1:15 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Planz Road.
Witnesses reported the man was driving eastbound on Planz Road, lost control and collided with a tree at Planz Park, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
The impact split the vehicle into two pieces, police said.
Police did not say if drugs or alcohol are suspected to have been a factor in the crash.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call BPD at 661-327-7111.