Car crash clobbers pole; driver walks away

A driver lost control of his car and hit a pole along North Dixie Drive in Vandalia, Jan. 28, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Jamar Black)

VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) – A stretch of North Dixie Drive in Vandalia is closed after an out of control car sheered off a utility pole.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. when the southbound driver veered off the roadway near Benchwood Road and hit the pole.

The driver was able to crawl out of the car, which was draped with live wires.

Medics were called, but he refused treatment.

Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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