Nanaimo Fire Rescue and other emergency personnel are on scene at Norwell Drive where a car crashed into and broke a utility pole. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Driver injured after car snaps hydro pole after colliding with another vehicle

Accident happened at about 9:40 a.m. Monday on Norwell Drive in Nanaimo

Multiple emergency services vehicles are on scene at a car crash on Norwell Drive.

First responders were called to the scene at 106th Street at about 9:40 a.m. this morning and found a car had crashed into a hydro pole, breaking it in two. Witnesses said the car collided with an SUV before striking the pole.

One man was taken to hospital with unknown injuries; the occupants of the second vehicle were not hurt.

Norwell Drive is closed at the scene.

For past coverage of car crashes in Nanaimo, click here.



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