A suspected drunken motorist in Chula Vista suffered serious injuries when he lost control of his speeding Jeep and crashed it into a tree on Saturday evening.

Witnesses told police that the motorist in the black Jeep Wrangler was speeding when he made an abrupt turn into the tree prior to the crash, according to a news statement from the Chula Vista Police Department.

Officers dispatched at 10:21 p.m. Saturday to the intersection of Third Avenue and Quintard Street said the driver was ejected from his vehicle. He was rushed to UCSD Hospital with serious injuries.

— City News Service