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.READ MORE: 7-Month-Old With Rare Genetic Condition Sent Home From Hospital For The First Time Since Being Born
The pole was snapped and almost completely on the ground. A transformer was also damaged, causing power outages in the area.
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.READ MORE: Market Basket Worker Hoping To Spread Kindness Helps Veteran Pay For Groceries
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.MORE NEWS: Keller @ Large: Some Republicans Ramp Up Appeals To Get Vaccinated, But Not So Much In Massachusetts
Essex Street will remain closed as repairs continue.