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

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Aug 06 2013 09:54:45 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 06 2013 05:12:14 PM CDT

Police: Man crashes SUV after brakes give out

EXETER TWP., Pa. -

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.