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Medical emergency causes man to crash into pole on Paris (Photos)

Crash closed two lanes of traffic for nearly an hour

A single-vehicle crash that closed two lanes of traffic on Paris Street late yesterday afternoon occurred after the driver suffered a medical emergency.

The nature of the emergency is unknown at this time, but it caused the 69-year-old man to crash into a traffic light pole at the Four Corners.

Greater Sudbury Police could not say the nature of that emergency, but did confirm the man was transported to hospital in distress.

The accident occurred around 3 p.m. on May 17. The two northbound lanes of Paris Street were closed for about 40 minutes as a result of the incident.

Police were unable to provide information on the condition of the victim this morning.