Sep 22, 2016 7:37 AM
'Distracted driver' hits utility pole; power lines fall dangerously low to road
LACONIA — A "distracted driver" crashed into utility pole causing power lines to hang dangerously low over the road on Messer Street in Laconia.
Police arrived at the incident at about 7:01 p.m. on Wednesday. The driver was the only person in the car and was treated at the scene by the Laconia Fire Department.
Preliminary investigations indicated that "distracted driving" played a role in the crash, according to police.
Anyone who witnessed the accident or has additional information is asked to contact Officer Benoit of the Laconia Police Department at 524-5252.
The police have not released the identity of the driver.