Driver loses control, slams into light pole

January 27, 2009 5:48:35 AM PST
Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue a man who slammed his car into a light pole in southwest Houston. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Eyewitnesses say the man was speeding down Gessner near Bellaire when for an unknown reason he swerved to the right. The car turned sideways and entered a parking lot before slamming into a light pole, knocking it down.

The driver is listed as stable.

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