Victoria police are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle crash that sent one person to hospital early April 12. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Single-vehicle crash topples Victoria hydro pole, sends one to hospital

Police investigating whether speed or impairment were factors

Victoria police are investigating the cause of a crash that sent one person to hospital and left a Fernwood hydro pole dangling from its wires.

Just before 2 a.m. Monday morning, officers were called to the 1900-block of Fernwood Avenue for a report that a vehicle had struck a hydro pole. They found the car on its side and the sole occupant injured inside.

The driver was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the road was closed while emergency services worked to clear the area.

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Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and whether speed or impairment were factors.

Anyone with information can contact the VicPD report desk at 250-995-7654, extension 1, or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Courtesy of VicPD)


 

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