Driver takes out power pole near the 'Y' - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Driver takes out power pole near the 'Y'

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A man hit a power pole on the Newport Highway near the "Y" on Thursday afternoon. A man hit a power pole on the Newport Highway near the "Y" on Thursday afternoon.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Charges are pending for a man police say hit multiple cars and a traffic sign before running his car into a power pole Thursday on the Newport Highway near Holland, just past the "Y." 


One witness who spoke to KHQ said he was hit by the man and then followed him. He said he was scared the man was going to either hurt or kill someone else. 


Eventually the driver, struck a power pole near Holland and couldn't drive anymore. 


Police said they took the man to the hospital to be tested for drugs and/or alcohol. The results of the test have not been disclosed. 




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