A 22-year-old man from Murphys was hospitalized last night after an accident on HIghway 4 near Arnold.
The California Highway Patrol says James St. Louis was driving his 87 Chevy eastbound, when he lost control and hit a tree.
Officials say St. Louis was not wearing his seat belt, and was transported to Mark Twain St. Joseph´s Hospital for a broken nose.
The passenger in the truck, 20-year-old Joshua Epperly, was properly restrained and was not injured.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.