Driver Injured After Crashing Into Wall on UTEP Roundabout

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POSTED: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 9:15am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 1:14pm

A man is recovering from facial injuries he suffered after he slammed his car into a rock wall near UTEP. 

The wreck happened at about 3a.m. Wednesday at the roundabout on Sun Bowl Dr. and University Ave.

UTEP Police are investigating the crash and suspect that the driver was likely speeding when he lost control and hit the wall.

Police said the driver hit his head on the steering wheel and had several cuts on his face.  He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

UTEP Police said they don't believe alcohol is a factor, but speeding charges are pending.

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