A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing his car into a light pole in east Colorado Springs.
Daniel Shoemaker was making a left turn from westbound Pikes Peak Avenue onto southbound Academy boulevard at 8:40 p.m. Thursday night when he hit the southwest curb and hit the light pole, police said. His car rolled onto the driver's side and stopped.
Shoemaker was pinned in the vehicle and had to be extricated by Colorado Springs firefighters. His injuries were nonlife-threatening.
Officers said alcohol and marijuana may have contributed to the accident and subsequently arrested Shoemaker on suspicion of DUI.
The intersection was closed during crash cleanup.