Crews repair a downed hydro pole along Johnson Street between Camosun and Fernwood after a vehicle accident Saturday night damaged the pole and ripped wires. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Crews repair a downed hydro pole along Johnson Street between Camosun and Fernwood after a vehicle accident Saturday night damaged the pole and ripped wires. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Late night accident takes out hydro pole on Johnson Street

Driver believed to have suffered medical emergency

A car accident late Saturday evening has left a hydro pole downed in the 1300-block of Johnson St.

Crews were on scene overnight repairing wires that were damaged after a driver was believed to have suffered a medical emergency that resulted in the crash.

As of Sunday morning, crews were rerouting traffic, having closed Johnson between Camosun and Fernwood.