An elderly man was rushed to the hospital after crashing his car into a power pole, according to officials.
The accident happened at 4:15 p.m. Thursday on Winter Gardens Blvd. and Woodside Ave. in Lakeside. The California Highway Patrol says, the driver wasn’t breathing when first responders arrived. He was taken to Sharp Grossmont Hospital; his condition is unknown at this time.
The crash backed up traffic on State Route 67. Officers are still investigating.
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