UPDATE: 93-year-old totals his ute after losing control
UPDATE 10.05AM: POLICE are investigating a single vehicle traffic crash at Little Musgrave Street, North Rockhampton after a white Holden ute slammed into a power pole tonight.
It's believed around 6.37pm the 93-year-old male driver from Allenstown was travelling at speed when he lost control of the car when he failed to negotiate a small bend in the road. The car has left the road and gone onto the footpath where it has hit the light pole.
Paramedics treated the man's chest and arm injuries before transporting to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition. He was taken to the Rockhampton Base Hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
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UPDATE 8.22PM: The man has been taken to hospital in a stable condition with bruising to chest and lacerations to his arm.
EARLIER: Emergency services are on scene in Little Musgrave St after a 93-year-old man slammed his car into a pole outside Ambitions Gym just after 6.30pm.
The condition of the man is unknown, but he is concious.
Early indications are the man was travelling at some speed when he hit the pole and his car has been extensively damaged.