One transported after vehicle hits power pole in Friday night crash

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UPDATE: Local 4 News learned the driver who lost control and crashed into a pole Friday night is being charged with driving under the influence.

Her violations also include speeding and driving while uninsured.

There is still no word on the condition of the individual at this time.

EARLIER UPDATE: One person was transported from the scene by ambulance after a crash shortly before 7 p.m. Friday near Wake Brewing in Rock Island.

Local 4 News, the only station at the scene, saw emergency responders in the area after a vehicle headed west on 5th Street and did not make the curve to head to 4th Street. The vehicle went over the roadway island, missing trees and a light pole, then struck a power pole in front of Wake Brewing.

We do not know the extent of injuries or whether anyone was ticketed.

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