Driver suspected of impairment after hitting telephone pole, parked car

RAW: Driver suspected of impairment after hitting telephone pole, parked car

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A driver was taken to the hospital and is suspected of being impaired after speeding and hitting a telephone pole, then rolling into a parked car Thursday evening in Wilmington.

According to Wilmington Police Department, the driver of a sedan was driving at an excessive speed on 15th St. shortly after 5 p.m. when the accident occurred.

The driver was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.

The accident didn’t cause any power outages, but the telephone pole will have to be repaired.

An investigation is still underway.

A driver is taken to the hospital and suspected of impairment after hitting a telephone pole and parked car in Wilmington. (Source: WECT)
A driver is taken to the hospital and suspected of impairment after hitting a telephone pole and parked car in Wilmington. (Source: WECT)
A driver is taken to the hospital and suspected of impairment after hitting a telephone pole and parked car in Wilmington. (Source: WECT)
A driver is taken to the hospital and suspected of impairment after hitting a telephone pole and parked car in Wilmington. (Source: WECT)

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