BEAVERTON, Ore. (KOIN) — A driver was hospitalized after crashing into a traffic light pole and being extricated from a car at an intersection in Oregon Thursday night.
The crash happened at 8:40 p.m. at SW Murray and Allen Boulevard.
Beaverton police said the car caught fire and the driver needed to be extricated by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews before he was taken to the hospital.
Miraculously, he suffered only non-life-threatening injuries in the accident.
There were no other people in the car and no other injuries reported.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.