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Mesa firefighters: Driver seriously hurt after crashing into power pole

Posted at 10:05 PM, May 08, 2017

One person has been taken to the hospital after a vehicle crashed into a power pole Monday night.

Mesa firefighters responded to near McKellips and Gilbert roads for a report of a crash with power lines down.

Firefighters were able to get into the vehicle to treat the patient, but had to wait for the power lines to be de-engergized before he could be removed and taken to the hospital.

Officials say the driver may have suffered a medical incident before the crash and was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

No further information was immediately available.