A CAR crashed into a telegraph pole in Dudley yesterday (May 8).

The accident happened at the junction of Salop Street and Nith Place and was discovered by an ambulance crew who were passing the scene.

The pole was left in an unstable and precarious state and the road was closed for two hours while crews from Dudley Fire Station made the scene safe.

A paramedic officer was sent to support the crew and they treated a teenage male.

He was discharged at the scene.