Hamilton police have charged a man with careless driving after his Corvette hit a hydro pole and knocked out power to about 700 Dundas residents.
It happened on York Road hear Hunter Street just after 11 o’clock Sunday morning.
The black ’74 Corvette sheared the pole in half and the driver was trapped for an hour before being pulled from the wreck by emergency crews.
The 40-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Power was back on by 5:30pm.