A motorist was moderately injured Thursday when their vehicle struck a pole in Banning.
The collision was reported just after 5:50 p.m. in the area of Mesa and Bluff streets, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
The motorist became trapped inside the vehicle and had to be rescued by arriving paramedics. They were taken by ambulance to a hospital with moderate injuries.
No other vehicles were involved, and the cause of the crash was under investigation.