Condah crash truck driver in a stable condition at Hamilton Base Hospital

A truck driver who crashed into a power pole on the Henty Highway at Condah on Monday afternoon is in a stable condition.

A spokeswoman from the Hamilton Base Hospital confirmed the condition of the semi-trailer driver, who hit the power pole after swerving to avoid colliding with another vehicle.

Hamilton police Sergeant Pam Nix said the driver was avoiding colliding with a flat-bed truck approaching the highway from Condah-Hotspur Upper Road.

The crash took place at about 3.45pm.