Car Slams into Pole in Kearny Neighborhood

Firefighters in Kearny aided a man who crashed his vehicle into a pole in a neighborhood in the city on Friday night.

According to police, the crash happened on Bergen Avenue near the Kearny Public Works complex just before 11:30 p.m.

Police say the driver of the car somehow lost control and slammed the vehicle into a utility pole.

Fast responding, Kearny emergency crews arrived and found the victim who reportedly self extricated from the car.

EMS transported the victim to an area hospital suffering serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The impact of the collision snapped the pole at the base forcing Kearny Police to close Bergen Avenue one side at Schuyler Avenue.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.