Vehicle shears hydro pole, crashes into house: Guelph police

Guelph police say speed was likely a factor in a frightening crash on Sunday evening in the city’s east end.

It happened on Victoria Road, just south of Eramosa Road at around 7 p.m.

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Police said a Hyundai Genesis was driving southbound when the driver lost control and drove into a hydro pole, shearing it off.

“The car then became airborne and flipped on to its roof and struck a nearby home,” police said in a news release.

The 21-year-old man behind the wheel and the passenger “miraculously” were not injured, police said.

No one in the house was injured.

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The total damages are estimated at $300,000.

Police did not comment on charges but said the investigation is ongoing.

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