The male driver of an SUV was taken into police custody following an overnight single-vehicle crash.
Shortly after 1:15 a.m. emergency crews were called to Pitts Memorial Drive in downtown St. John’s. The driver of an SUV lost control, crashing into a traffic light pole. The collision caused significant damage to the vehicle, and also buckled the pole near its base.
Police questioned the driver of the vehicle in the back of a police vehicle before taking the man into custody. No injuries were reported.