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Driver rescued by Jaws of Life after crashing into traffic light pole

Police said the man suffered non-life threatening injuries

Man loses control of his pickup truck and crashes into traffic light pole near Henderson Pass and Turkey Point St.

SAN ANTONIO – A driver had to be rescued by the Jaws of Life after crashing into a traffic light pole on the North Side, police say.

According to police, the man was traveling at a high rate of speed down Henderson Pass when he lost control of his pickup truck and slammed into a traffic light pole on Turkey Point Street. The man was pinned inside the truck, but police say he only suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to University Hospital.

Police said alcohol did not play a factor in the wreck. Investigators are ruling it an accident.


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