Driver arrested after crashing into Balcombe telegraph pole

The Argus: Driver arrested after crashing into Balcombe telegraph pole Driver arrested after crashing into Balcombe telegraph pole

A man has been arrested after the car he was driving slammed into a telegraph pole and brought it crashing into a road.

The accident occurred in London Road, Balcombe, near The Cowdray Arms, at 12.40am today bringing down the post and wires and temporarily blocking the road for up to an hour.

The man driving the car was unhurt but was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk.

 

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5:12pm Mon 9 Dec 13

Mr Baxter , London says...

You are charged with endangering the life of a telegraph pole
You are charged with endangering the life of a telegraph pole Mr Baxter , London

6:23pm Mon 9 Dec 13

saraman says...

It's not a telegraph pole, it's a distribution pole. The telegraph communication system went out in the 1920's. I know, I'm an ex BT engineer. Splitting hairs I know but let's get things right.
It's not a telegraph pole, it's a distribution pole. The telegraph communication system went out in the 1920's. I know, I'm an ex BT engineer. Splitting hairs I know but let's get things right. saraman

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