NEWPORT — An 18-year-old driver escaped uninjured after crashing into a utility pole in Newport Center on Monday.
At around 9:15 p.m. police responded to the single-vehicle crash on Searles Road.
Police say the driver, identified as Rider Morse, of Jay, traveled off the road and struck the utility pole, snapping it in half.
According to the report, Morse was not injured during the crash, but the vehicle, a 2008 Nissan Altima, had to be towed from the scene.
Vermont Electric responded afterward to replace the utility pole.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.