HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Police in Hartford are on the scene of an accident involving a car hitting a house.
It happened on Tower Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. Police say a car hit a utility pole, then a fire hydrant before hitting the house.
The driver was thrown from the car but has non-life threatening injuries. No word on the damage to the house, but houses in the area were evacuated as a precaution.
Tower Ave. in Hartford is closed from Blue Hills Ave to Coventry St. while crews replace utility pole hit by car. Latest on @GMCT
— Kent Pierce (@kentpierce8) December 15, 2014
CL& P shut down power to the area while fixing the pole.