Comox man airlifted to hospital after car hits power pole

EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WORK on a car that struck a power pole on Highway 4. - Photo submitted
EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WORK on a car that struck a power pole on Highway 4.
— image credit: Photo submitted

A 29-year-old Comox resident was airlifted to the Victoria General Hospital intensive care unit after a single-vehicle collision Sunday morning.

Shortly after midnight, Oceanside RCMP were dispatched to Highway 4 at Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park. The driver of a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta was eastbound when he lost control on the damp road, and the car collided with a power pole.

There were no passengers in the car, say Oceanside RCMP. The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Oceanside RCMP and the RCMP traffic analyst/reconstructionist section.

The injured man has not been identified and his injuries were not specified.

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