A vehicle traveling westbound on the Bay Road approaching a curve in the 46-hundred block (Sawyer’s Landing), hit a power pole and ricocheted into the estuary side – opposite from the bay. Large power pole destroyed.
Young lady driver was wet and cold but otherwise appears okay. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy put the driver through a field sobriety test and she flunked it. Booked for drunk driving.
Power company estimated time arrival 11:45 am.
Bay Road likely to be closed for several hours.