Minivan hits power pole, just misses business near Independence, - KCTV5 News

Minivan hits power pole, just misses business near Independence, Oakley

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Police say they received a call about an injury accident at about 4 a.m. and found a damaged power pole and a van inches from a business near Independence and Oakley Avenues. (KCTV5) Police say they received a call about an injury accident at about 4 a.m. and found a damaged power pole and a van inches from a business near Independence and Oakley Avenues. (KCTV5)
Repair crews from Kansas City Power and Light cut down the pole and say they will return later in the day to replace it. (KCTV5) Repair crews from Kansas City Power and Light cut down the pole and say they will return later in the day to replace it. (KCTV5)
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Electricians had to cut down a power pole early Thursday morning after a minivan slammed into it and then almost hit an area business.

Police say they received a call about an injury accident at about 4 a.m. and found a damaged power pole and a van inches from a business near Independence and Oakley Avenues.

One of the van’s windows was broken during the crash and the contents of the vehicle were sucked out.

Officers say the driver of the van is OK.

Police are searching for what caused the accident.

Repair crews from Kansas City Power and Light cut down the pole and say they will return later in the day to replace it.

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