Man crashes into pole on Kilburn, taken to hospital for minor injuries

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a hospital after he crashed into a pole near Kilburn Avenue, police say.

Rockford Police responded to an accident at the 1000 block of Kilburn around 3:30 p.m.

Officers say an elderly man drove a vehicle that crashed into a pole.

ComEd is working to repair the pole for at least the next hour. Police ask the public to avoid the area.

The area will be blocked off as police continue to investigate.