Driver Injured After Slamming in to Utility Pole

By Drew King , Jonathan Cooper |

Published 06/28 2014 08:46PM

Updated 06/28 2014 10:48PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A 26-year-old man is recovering after crashing his car into a utility pole in St. Joseph Saturday afternoon.

The accident happened just before 5:00 p.m. at 27th and Olive.

Police say the man was speeding, lost control of his car and rammed into the pole.

Neighbors in the area say the man went airborne because he was going so fast.

Police say he was wearing a seat belt.

The man suffered moderate injuries in the crash.

Nobody on the ground was hurt.

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