Crash closes Jefferson City’s Industrial Dr.

A Jefferson City man is recovering after a crash…but the utility pole is not going to make it.

JCPD says George Baker, 72, had a medical issue while driving his SUV on Industrial Drive at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. He crashed into a utility pole, shearing it in half.

Industrial was closed for more than four hours between Jaycee Drive and Dix Road while Ameren crews replaced the pole. Baker has minor injuries.

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