Tractor crashes into pole, sending driver to hospital

February 1, 2013 2:09:09 PM PST
A tractor hit a utility pole this morning, knocking down wires in San Francisco's Bayview District, a fire department spokeswoman said.

The tractor driver lost control and hit the pole on Griffith Street between Ingerson and Jamestown avenues around 9:40 a.m., fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.

The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening, she said.

The driver was the only person involved in the crash, she said.