Driver slams into light pole in Washington neighborhood

WASHINGTON CITY — A woman was injured and transported to the hospital after she crashed into a light pole Monday evening.

A woman is transported to the hospital after crashing into a light pole in Washington City, Utah, June 19, 2017 | Photo by Mason Brinkerhoff, St. George News

Washington City Police responded to the incident on a street corner near 2300 East on Sandia Road at approximately 7:08 p.m.

Watch video top of this report.

The woman was driving a Ford passenger car with decals of Taxi USA logos on it. She apparently drove over the curb then crashed into the light pole which toppled to the ground.

Witnesses who arrived on the scene shortly after the crash occurred said the woman was transported to the hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance.

The severity of her injuries was unknown at the time this report was taken.

A Ford passenger car is prepared to be towed after its driver crashes into a light pole, Washington City, Utah, June 19, 2017 | Photo by Joseph Witham, St. George News

Several police officers were at the scene investigating the crash and taking witness statements.

The car appeared to be in totaled condition, sustaining heavy damage to its front end. It was towed away.

Washington City Fire also responded to the incident.

This report is based on preliminary information and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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