HOUSTON -

A major crash knocked out power and damaged several vehicles near the Galleria.

It all happened around 8 p.m. Monday outside of Big Woodrow’s on Chimney Rock near Richmond Avenue.

Houston police said the driver of a SUV was trying to turn on the roadway, but instead drove along the curb and hit at least five vehicles in the process.

Officials said the driver then crashed into a power pole, which snapped in half and knocked out power to the area.

The driver was transported to the hospital in an unknown condition.