(UPDATE) Sooke Rd.crash involves car striking parked car/ hydro pole

An early morning crash on Sooke Road, near the Luxton Fairgrounds, impacted the morning commute - and knocked down a power pole.

West Shore RCMP say a vehicle driven by a lone male crashed into a parked car. The parked car was pushed into a power pole, taking it down, and leaving 1-thousand area residents without power.
  
While the driver had to be taken to hospital to be checked out, he did not suffer serious injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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