A Longview man is in the hospital after losing control of his vehicle and striking a tree around 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Delia Drive and Mona Drive.

The driver was heading north on Delia Drive when he lost control.

Officer Solomon of the Longview Police Department then arrived at the scene and was able to remove the driver (who was the sole occupant) from his vehicle that had caught fire.

The driver was taken to Christus Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview.

Police are still investigating the cause of the wreck.