NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A driver was seriously hurt when he crashed his car into a playground in the Bronx, police said.

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The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Saturday on the Henry Hudson Parkway near West 231st Street in Riverdale.

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Police said the 50-year-old man behind the wheel lost control.

He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in serious condition.

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