Car crashes into utility pole in Hamden

(Photo: Hamden police/Twitter)

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A driver in Hamden was injured after their vehicle crashed into a utility pole.

Officials say around 1:30 p.m., the car went sliding into the pole on Wintergreen Avenue during slippery conditions on Wednesday.

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Police asked motorists to avoid the area for a period of time and to travel slowly while out on the roads.

Authorities say the driver suffered minor injuries.

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