Man arrested for suspected impaired driving after car collides with pole in Brampton: police

A car collided with a hydro pole in Brampton on Sunday. Global News

A man has been taken to a trauma centre with serious injuries and subsequently arrested after his vehicle collided with a pole in Brampton, police say.

In a tweet, Peel Regional Police said they were called to the area of Kennedy Road and Edgemont Drive at around 12:01 p.m. Sunday for reports a vehicle had driven into a pole.

The driver was removed from their vehicle and taken to hospital by paramedics, police said.

Peel paramedics told Global News they transported a man in his 30s to a trauma centre with serious injuries.

In an update, officers said the injuries had been deemed non-life-threatening. “Driver has been arrested for impaired driving,” police said.

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Police said a hydro pole was down and a bus shelter had also been damaged in the area. Drivers were cautioned to use alternative routes.

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