Driver injured, power pole downed in SB 101 crash

December 8, 2012 11:45:44 AM PST
A motorist is injured and trapped in a vehicle in a crash that took out a power pole on U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.

Emergency responders are at the scene of the crash, which was reported around 7:45 a.m. on southbound Highway 101 at the Freitas Parkway off-ramp, according to the CHP.

A driver in a 4-door BMW sedan reportedly lost control of their car and collided with a power pole, downing the pole.

The motorist reportedly suffered injuries to the face and was trapped inside the car as of 7:50 a.m.

PG&E crews have also been called to the scene to repair the downed pole.

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