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No serious injuries after vehicle hits pole

Police said the driver was attempting to swerve to avoid something in the road when she lost control of her vehicle and hit a power pole.

Posted: Dec 11, 2020 1:50 AM
Updated: Dec 11, 2020 10:14 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) No serious injuries after a car accident on the southside Thursday evening. 

Emergency crews responded to the scene near the intersection of King Hill and Illinois Ave. not long after 6 p.m.

Police said the driver was attempting to swerve to avoid something in the road when she lost control of her vehicle and hit a power pole.

Police said the driver was treated for a non serious injury on scene.

Emergency crews were concerned that pole might fall, they blocked a portion of King Hill near the compromised power line to traffic.

The driver was issued a citation. 

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