Accident with downed power lines block Harwin Drive at Gessner Road

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Miraculously, the driver was able to walk away from this accident with minor injuries.

Police have shut down all lanes on Harwin Drive from Allday Drive to Gessner Road after an accident.

Investigators say a driver traveling westbound on Harwin Drive split a telephone pole in half after hitting a slick patch on the road.

A bystander helped cut the driver's seatbelt and pulled him from the vehicle.

Surveillance video captured the scene. Watch the full video below.

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Surveillance video shows the moment a vehicle slammed into a power pole

The driver refused transportation to a hospital via EMS.

Centerpoint is on the scene working to secure the pole.

Watch Eyewitness News at 11am and stay tuned to anytime for new details on this developing story.

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