Car climbs hydro pole in Peterborough’s East City

No injuries, driver charged with careless driving

Firefighters look at the scene of an accident in East City, Peterborough, where a car climbed up a hydro pole. The car is being held in place with various supports until it can be safely lowered to the ground. (Photo: Samantha Moss)
Firefighters look at the scene of an accident in East City, Peterborough, where a car climbed up a hydro pole. The car is being held in place with various supports until it can be safely lowered to the ground. (Photo: Samantha Moss)

While photographer Samantha Moss was on her way to cover the launch of the new mural under the Hunter Street Bridge for kawarthaNOW, she captured this shot of an car that somehow made its way up a hydro pole.

The accident happened on Thursday, September 1st at around 6:15 p.m. on Driscoll Terrace near the parking lot to Quaker Oats and the Kawartha Credit Union in East City, Peterborough.

There were no injuries as a result of the accident.

Following a police investigation, the 36-year-old female driver of the vehicle was charged with careless driving under section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act.

A closer look at the accident (photo: Samantha Moss)
A closer look at the accident (photo: Samantha Moss)

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