Man airlifted after SUV hits northwest Harris County utility pole

Man airlifted after SUV hits northwest Harris County utility pole

Credit: KHOU

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened around 2 a.m. on Jones just before Cypress N. Houston.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on December 24, 2012 at 8:10 AM

Updated Monday, Dec 24 at 8:41 AM

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas  -- The driver of a sport utility vehicle was sent to the hospital by Life Flight after being trapped in the SUV following an accident, deputies said.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened around 2 a.m. on Jones just before Cypress N. Houston.  The Chevrolet Tahoe left the roadway and crossed a sidewalk before hitting the pole.

Firefighters with the Cypress Creek Volunteer Fire Department had to cut into the vehicle to free the driver. He was sent to the hospital in critical condition.

The sheriff’s office said an investigation into the cause of the crash was ongoing.

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