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Man injured when car crashes into pole after brakes fail in Berks Co.

Published On: Aug 06 2013 10:54:45 AM EDT
Updated On: Aug 06 2013 06:12:14 PM EDT

Police: Man crashes SUV after brakes give out


A man was hospitalized after his car's brakes failed and the car hit a utility pole in Berks County.

The accident happened around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Church Lane Road in Exeter Twp.

Police said a 65-year-old man was driving down Church Lane when his car's brakes went out. The car hit a guardrail, then a utility pole.

The man was taken to the hospital where he was admitted in stable condition.