Man In Critical Condition After Wrapping Car Around Pole

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

July 21, 2014 Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 2:31 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- A man was critically injured this morning when he wrapped his vehicle around a pole.

Fort Wayne Police responded to East Washington and Francis just after 12:30. Emergency personnel had to work to free the man from the wreckage. Witnesses told 21Alive that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed moments before the crash.

Police say the 29-year-old driver had a blood alcohol content of .24, which is three times the legal limit.

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