Authorities say a utility pole along an area roadway snapped, crashing through a minivan's windshield and trapping the driver.
Crews needed to rescue the man before taking him to the hospital.
WFMZ-TV reports the freak accident happened Thursday along Route 309 near Route 443 in West Penn Township -- about 25 miles west of Allentown, Pa. Police say the pole broke for unknown reasons and crashed through the man's windshield as he was driving by.
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Authorities say he was trapped inside until PPL crews arrived and cut electricity in the lines connected to the pole. He was eventually pulled out and taken to a hospital with unknown injuries; his condition wasn't immediately released.
The accident remains under investigation.