Car slams into utility pole, causes local power outages

The car hit a utility pole and then a fence early Wednesday. (Photo by Christy Soto)
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Some Waco residents lost power at around 1 a.m. Wednesday after a car slammed into a utility pole at South 3rd Street and Eastland Lake Road.

The car then struck a fence behind which goats were grazing.

The driver was taken to a local hospital.

Police say they were not sure how severe his injuries were.

Officers helped keep the goats from escaping after the crash.

More than 20 residents lost power because of the crash.

Oncor said service would be restored by around 7 a.m.