SAUGUS (CBS) — A car crash took down power lines in Saugus on Friday. A 2021 Nissan Sentra drove into a utility pole and the corner of a house.

It happened on Essex Street around 10:30 a.m.

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The pole was snapped and almost completely on the ground. A transformer was also damaged, causing power outages in the area.

A car hit a power pole in Saugus on Friday (WBZ-TV)

It appears the 64-year-old Saugus man driving had a medical issue that caused him to lose control of the car, police said, but the crash is still under investigation.

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The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The residents of the house weren’t home at the time. The front porch was damaged.

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Essex Street will remain closed as repairs continue.