Taxi crashes into tree in Salina

A taxi driver is in the hospital in critical condition after driving into a tree in the town of Salina.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. According to Onondaga County sheriff's deputies, the taxi was heading south on Buckley Road when it went off the road and hit a tree at the corner of Buckley Road and Victoria Park Drive. The driver was pulled from the car and taken to the hospital.

The driver's name is not being released at this time. The crash remains under investigation.