Driver hospitalized after striking utility pole in Jefferson Chalmers

Driver cut out of vehicle

DETROIT - A driver was cut out of their vehicle and transported to a hospital after losing control in a flooded patch of road and crashing into a utility pole.

It happened Monday night in the Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood of Detroit. Witnesses said the driver was going down Ashland Street at a high rate of speed when they hit a patch of flooding and lost control.

Their vehicle hit a pickup truck before crashing into a utility pole. Firefighters had to cut the driver out of the vehicle.

Officials were waiting for a utility company to secure the scene before removing the vehicle.

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