Pickup Truck Driver Shears Power Pole Near North Oakes Street
SAN ANGELO, TX — A man suffering from what police termed a medical issue knocked out an electricity utility pole near 29th St. and N. Oakes Sunday morning.
Police said witnesses observed the driver, described as a man in his late 50s, driving south on N. Chadbourne St. in the northbound lanes. He turned east on 29th. By the time he arrived at Oakes St., he had ran into the pole and sheared it.
AEP crews are repairing the damage.
The driver of the truck was transported to Shannon Medical Center for treatment.