Car hits pole downtown, flips

Photo courtesy: Becky Souder
Photo courtesy: Becky Souder

Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) – Traffic downtown was slowed Tuesday morning after a car crashed into a street light pole.

Fort Wayne Police say around 7:30 a.m., a woman driving on Clay Street crashed into the pole near Washington Boulevard. The pole was knocked over and the car flipped, pinning the woman inside.

Police say the woman was in fair condition and was able to walk to the ambulance for treatment after being pulled from the vehicle. She was transported to a hospital as a precaution.

As of 9:00 a.m. Clay Street remained closed between Washington and Jefferson Boulevards as crews worked to repair the light pole.

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