Joplin Police investigate DWI crash that takes out utility pole near Parr Hill Park

Joplin News First

JOPLIN, Mo. — About 7:15 p.m. Sunday evening an eastbound vehicle on East 15th went off the right side of the road, taking out a key utility pole near S New Hampshire Ave. 

Cpl Sean Higgins of the Joplin Police Dept tells us they are investigating a DWI. 

One person, 23-year-old male, was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Liberty Utilities will be replacing at least one pole. There could be outages in the area through the evening. 

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