Driver injured after striking pole in Fairmont City - KMOV.com

Driver injured after striking pole in Fairmont City

FAIRMONT CITY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A pick-up truck driver was injured during an accident in Fairmont City early Monday morning.

According to reports, the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Kingshighway and Collinsville Road.  Those roads meet at a “T”.

The driver was reportedly heading north on Kingshighway when he approached Collinsville Road.  Instead of stopping at the traffic light, the driver crossed Collinsville Road, continued into a parking lot and struck a pole.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.

There’s no word on what caused the driver to crash.

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