A man was recovering Wednesday after his impromptu driving lesson
ended abruptly with his Ford van driving up an embankment, into a
yard and lodging in a tree.
Julio Chavez, 37, was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital in
Pasadena Tuesday with a possible broken leg after the van he was
learning to drive became wedged into a pine tree in a yard on
Pineridge Drive just south of Brierhaven Drive, California Highway