Truck hits pole on busy Vandalia road

A truck crashed into a pole on S. Brown School Road in Vandalia (Photo: Zev Orenstein)

VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) — A man was taken to the hospital after his truck ran into a pole in Vandalia.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. on Friday on S. Brown School Road near National Road.

Police say the man driving the truck likely fell asleep behind the wheel, causing the crash.

The man was taken to a local hospital, with reported non-life threatening injuries.

The far right northbound lane of S. Brown School Road was closed for cleanup of the crash. All other lanes were open.

Police say DP&L will be at the scene to check on the pole, which was damaged in the crash. 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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