Truck slams into light pole, causes second accident

By Cody Schultz - News Producer
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HOUSTON - Police are investigating an accident in northwest Houston that knocked a light pole into the middle of the road.

According to the Houston Police Department, a pickup truck driver lost control at West 43rd Street near Highway 290 early Monday morning. The truck crashed into a light pole and then hit a tree.

Another driver didn't see the pole in the road and hit it with his minivan. That driver was not injured.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said they're testing to see whether the driver was drunk at the time of the accident.

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