Driver Injured in Solo Vehicle Crash, Shutting Down North Long Beach Intersection

A motorist was injured this morning when he struck several poles in Long Beach.

The crash was reported just after 2:00AM in the area of Cherry Avenue and Market Street, said Lt. Doug Davidson of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

The driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was taken to a hospital, where he is in stable condition, Davidson said.

The vehicle struck several light poles and a power pole, he said. The cause of the crash was being investigated.

Motorists were advised to avoid Cherry Avenue between Market and Rogers streets until at least 10:00AM as crews make repairs, according to Davidson.

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