Driver taken to hospital after East Warrnambool crash

An elderly driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a crash in East Warrnambool on Wednesday afternoon. Picture: DAMIAN WHITE

An elderly driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a crash in East Warrnambool on Wednesday afternoon. Picture: DAMIAN WHITE

AN ELDERLY driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a crash in East Warrnambool on Wednesday afternoon. 

The man was driving his early model Toyota Camry on Verdon Street, near Tower Square, about 4.15pm, when his car hit a power pole. A fence was also damaged.

The collision brought down power lines and damaged the pole at the base. It remained standing but was at a noticeable lean.

Power was interrupted to 177 customers while crews work to repair the damage. 

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