Driver crashes into light pole, car catches fire

The driver sustained non life-threatening injuries

A driver was injured in a crash at SW Murray and Allen Boulevard in Beaverton on May 18, 2017. (Beaverton PD)

BEAVERTON, Ore. (KOIN) — A driver was hospitalized after crashing into a traffic light pole and being extricated from a car at a Beaverton intersection Thursday night.

A driver was injured in a crash at SW Murray and Allen Boulevard in Beaverton on May 18, 2017. (Beaverton PD)

The crash happened at 8:40 p.m. at SW Murray and Allen Boulevard.

Beaverton police said the car caught fire and the driver needed to be extricated by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews before he was taken to the hospital.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

There were no other people in the car and no other injuries reported.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.