A driver who slammed into a pole early Thursday morning managed to escaped injury as the car burst into flames on South Road, according to the Town of Poughkeepsie Police.
The crash happened around 12:50 a.m. at the intersection of South Road and Sharon Drive, when the driver lost control and hit a telephone pole and some fencing before it burst into flames, said Capt. Kenneth Roman.
The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and did not suffer any serious injuries, he added.
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