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Man runs into telephone poles at Pine Valley Dr., College Rd.

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The accident brought down the traffic camera poles. The accident brought down the traffic camera poles.
The driver was transported to the hospital with non-serious injuries. The driver was transported to the hospital with non-serious injuries.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The intersection of Pine Valley Drive and College Road is currently blocked off due to an accident that happened around 11:45 Friday morning.

According to Master Firefighter Robb Trout with the Wilmington Fire Department, an older man was driving a Nissan Xterra on College Road when he appeared to be having medical issues, because it appears he did not try to hit the brakes and slammed into the telephone poles.

He was transported to the hospital with non-serious injuries.

The accident brought down the traffic camera poles.

Trout said crews are bringing in the 'boom truck' to clear the scene.

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