CENTRAL ELGIN, Ont.—Police say they’re investigating after a pole dislodged from a transport truck and skewered a car south of London, Ont., narrowly missing the driver.
Provincial police say the incident happened at about 11 a.m. March 26 in Central Elgin, Ont.
Photos from the scene show a large metal pole going through the windshield of a car, passing right beside the driver’s side head rest and coming out the back of the car.
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Officers say the driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
They say the investigation is ongoing, but note that the truck driver could be charged with carrying an unsafe load.