Driver hospitalized after car strikes light pole

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A man was receiving medical treatment Monday after he was injured in a single-car collision Friday night. The car he was driving struck a CUC light pole on Shamrock Road near Soto Lane just before 10 p.m., police reported.

The driver of the white Kia pickup truck hit the pole while traveling eastbound. He was trapped inside the vehicle and was freed by police, fire, EMS and CUC workers who attended the scene, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said in a press release. There were no passengers.

The driver was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He was transferred to Health City Cayman Islands for treatment.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Traffic Management Unit at 649-6254. Anonymous tips can be made on the tip line at 949-7777 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 800-8477.

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