Corvette Hits Utility Pole and Bursts Into Flames

A Corvette ran into a utility pole and burst into flames. The driver lost control of their vehicle and it crashed into the pole. He was rushed to an emergency hospital. A spokesperson for the police department said that the driver only sustained minor injuries from the crash.

Key Takeaways:

1. A driver crashed his Corvette into a utility pole after losing control of his vehicle.

2. The driver managed to escape the car.

3. The flames emanating from the vehicle were up to 10 feet high.

Quote: "An older model Chevy Corvette erupted into flames Monday afternoon after striking a utility pole on Patton Avenue, disrupting afternoon traffic for more than an hour." (Boyle, 2017)

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Link to article: http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2017/03/27/corvette-erupts-into-flames-patton/99704690/