Car hits power pole, sparking fire in nearby brush

Posted at 11:28 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-02 02:28:18-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A driver lost control of their vehicle Tuesday night, crashing into a power pole while trying to avoid other cars Tuesday night.

The crash, which happened around 8 p.m., caused an explosion and sent power lines arching. Several nearby bushes caught fire because of the explosion but firefighters were able to put them out quickly.

The incident happened near South 43rd and Division Streets.