Driver critically injured after slamming into light pole

Police say a driver lost control and slammed into a power pole overnight in northwest Houston.

November 22, 2010 4:58:55 AM PST
A man is in critical condition after he slammed into a power pole near Willowbrook Mall in northwest Houston last night. It happened on FM 1960 near the Tomball Parkway at around 10:30pm. Police say the man lost control of his car and slammed head-on into a wooden electric pole, knocking down a transformer. The accident caused a Boston Market to lose power.

The man was trapped inside his car but police were able to pull him out.