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

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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