A man was injured Friday afternoon when his car went off Pelandale Avenue and struck a cement wall just west of McHenry Avenue in north Modesto, police said. The wreck tied up traffic on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares in the heart of the evening rush.
The crash occurred about 4:40 p.m. The driver was was heading east in a Honda Accord and lost control before hitting the wall.
There were no passengers in the car, and no other vehicles were involved, police said. A portion of Pelandale was closed to traffic for more than hour as authorities worked to clear the crash site.
Police did not disclose any information on the extent of the driver's injuries.