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Driver heading to Phoenix Circle K slams into power pole

The driver of this car was hospitalized after he crashed into a power pole in Phoenix on Thursday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News) The driver of this car was hospitalized after he crashed into a power pole in Phoenix on Thursday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A man was hospitalized in serious condition after he crashed into a power pole near a Phoenix convenience store early Thursday morning.

Police said the driver, who is in his 40s, was attempting to pull into a Circle K store and gas station near 43rd Avenue and Cactus Road just before 2 a.m. when his car hit the curb. He lost control and struck the power pole.

Police did not say whether impairment was a factor, but did say they found drug paraphernalia in the car.

The driver was expected to survive.

No other information was immediately available.

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