Driver arrested after losing control and slamming truck into electrical pole

Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 7:28 am    

TULSA, OK – A driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI after losing control and slamming his truck into an electrical pole near East Admiral Place and 89th East Avenue on Sunday night, reports KTUL.

According to Tulsa police, the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday when the truck came across ice in the roadway while speeding, causing the driver to lose control. The truck then hit the curb before striking the electrical pole.

Authorities said the driver did not suffer injuries but seemed intoxicated and was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

Dozens of residents nearby lost power overnight following the collision.

If more pertinent details are released, this blog will be updated.

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