TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A driver was hospitalized Wednesday after their truck crashed into a pole in Westchase, knocking it down.
The single-vehicle crash happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Oaksbury Drive and Countryway Boulevard.
A News Channel 8 producer was at the scene before deputies arrived. She said people heard a loud boom from blocks away. The vehicle knocked over the light pole, crashed into concrete pillars and spun around. Part of a metal fence was jammed into the passenger side window. The driver was trapped inside the wrecked vehicle and had to be cut free by firefighters, she said.
There is still no word on what led to the crash.
A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said he driver was taken to the hospital with “possible injuries”
Further information was not immediately available.