Learner driver crashes into pole

Chinchilla News - - NEWS -

A TEENAGE driver who crashed into a pole on Satur­day af­ter­noon has es­caped with mi­nor in­juries.

The 16-year-old was driv­ing along Co­lamba St about 2pm when the crash hap­pened.

The learner driver suf­fered mi­nor cuts and abra­sions.

There were re­port­edly no other peo­ple in the ve­hi­cle.

Paramedics took her to Chinchilla Hos­pi­tal in a sta­ble con­di­tion and she was later dis­charged. Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing. Er­gon En­ergy was called to the scene and re­placed the power pole.

Two prop­er­ties were briefly with­out power while crews fixed the pole.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

Re­spon­ders at the scene of the car crash on Satur­day.

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