Thursday, February 28, 2013

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Man lucky to walk away after crashing into power pole

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A Chilliwack firefighter assists a driver after hitting a power pole on Wednesday.

 

he driver of a late model GMC pick-up truck may have suffered a medical emergency just after noon on Wednesday while travelling north on Kent Rd., which would explain why his vehicle ended up smashing into a power pole.

 

When first responders arrived on the scene, they found the driver had exited the truck and was sitting on a chair.

 

Fortunately, the man was only shaken up, and didn't appear to be injured from the crash.

 

BC Ambulance paramedics took the man to Chilliwack General Hospital.

 

 

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