Driver rams utility pole in Ridgefield

A driver was injured after a car hit a utility pole near Ridgefield High School Thursday.
The crash happened on Barlow Mountain Road around 12:30 p.m., according to police.
Ridgefield fire officials say the driver had to be extricated and was taken to Danbury Hospital on trauma alert.
The car took down wires and temporarily closed Route 116. Eversource says it was able to restore power quickly for most of the area.
Police are still investigating the cause of the incident.