Driver Suffers Major Injuries After Crashing Pickup Into A Power Pole

Lake Boulevard was subject to a long term closure Monday morning. At around 1:45AM a Chevy S-10 pickup struck a power pole, flipped and caught fire. The driver suffered major injuries. The crash left 65 feet of guardrail damaged and left the broken pole and utility lines across the roadway. 237 PG&E customers lost electricity and Lake Boulevard was blocked near Irish Road, about a mile south of Pine Grove Avenue.