Jaws of life used to cut driver from east side crash

Police say driver speeding when he lost control, hit pole

Published On: Dec 22 2012 10:04:28 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 22 2012 10:10:20 AM CST
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Police say speed was a factor in a crash early Saturday morning that left a man in critical condition.

It happened near Rambling Drive and East Houston on the city's east side just after 12:30 a.m.

Police say the driver was speeding down road when he lost control, hit the curb, then crashed into a utility pole.

Emergency crews had to use the jaws of life to the man out the car.

He was taken to SAMMC in critical condition.