Midland police officer uninjured after crashing into power pole

Midland police officer uninjured after crashing into power pole
Damaged power pole in Midland (Source: KWES)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - A Midland police officer was uninjured after his vehicle crashed into a power pole on Tuesday night.

The accident happened on Andrews Highway, in front of the Golf Course Road Church of Christ.

Authorities said the officer was "running hot" to a high priority call when his vehicle hit water and the vehicle hydroplaned into a power pole.

We're told the officer was uninjured, however, the power pole was damaged.

That caused a big traffic backup for Midland drivers as the area was shut down so crews could finish repairs on the damaged pole.

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