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Man taken to hospital after crashing into light pole, tree in Martinsville




MARTINSVILLE, VA – A driver was taken to the hospital after crashing into a light pole and a tree in Martinsville Tuesday afternoon.


The crash happened along West Church Street near Peters Street around 1:45 p.m.


The driver was heading down West Church Street when he ran off the right side of the road, crashed into a light pole, slammed into a tree and went down a wall.


The victim was transported to the hospital by Martinsville Fire and EMS with minor injuries.


Martinsville Public Works responded to clean up debris of the city property damage by the wreck.


Both police and paramedics say they could not rule out the possibility of the crash being caused by a medical emergency.


The Martinsville Police Department continues to investigate the incident.




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