Vehicle crashes into telephone pole, shuts down road in northeast Charlotte

- A road was closed in northeast Charlotte Thursday afternoon after a vehicle clipped a CMPD cruiser and led the officer involved on a short pursuit before crashing into a telephone pole. 

The wreck happened at the corner of North Graham Street and Ennis Avenue.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a driver in a SUV sideswiped one of their cruisers and that officer involved turned around and pursued the vehicle.

The vehicle attempted to speed away and crashed into a telephone pole.  

The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital for minor injuries. 

One witness tells FOX 46 Charlotte they saw CMPD officers removing syringes from the vehicle. 

Check back for updates on this developing story. 

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