VIDEO: Man Arrested After Crashing into Pole in South San Francisco

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Police are investigating a car into pole accident in South San Francisco.

Police say a 20-year-old driver, identified as Juan Lopez, was driving a new sports car in the northbound direction of Eucalyptus Avenue when he lost control of the car and crashed into a PG&E power pole early Sunday morning.

The pole also contained an AT&T phone line control panel.

Police say Lopez attempted to flee the scene but he was quickly apprehended and arrested fro driving under the influence of alcohol.

Lopez suffered non-life threatening injuries, but other victims have been reported.

The crash caused nearly 170 residents to lose power and AT&T phone service.

Repairs to the pole are expected to be completed sometime today.

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