Driver seriously injured after hitting telephone pole

Emergency crews on the scene of an accident on Bass Road near the intersection with Scott Road.
Emergency crews on the scene of an accident on Bass Road near the intersection with Scott Road.
Police on the scene of an accident on Bass Road near the intersection with Scott Road.
Police on the scene of an accident on Bass Road near the intersection with Scott Road.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A driver is seriously injured after hitting a telephone pole on Thursday.

The accident happened around 4:12 p.m. on Bass Road near the intersection of Scott Road and appears to have involved only one car.

An officer on the scene said the car hit a telephone pole. Crews got the driver, an older man, out of the car and into an ambulance around 4:30 p.m.

Witnesses told police that they saw him driving west on Bass when he suddenly veered left, through the eastbound lane and into a telephone pole.

Emergency crews closed a portion of Bass Road just west of Scott Road as they worked on the scene of the crash. It was back open by 5:30 p.m.

 

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