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Seatbelt credited for driver uninjured in Saturday morning crash

The driver of this vehicle was uninjured after striking a light signal pole at the intersection of Highway 69 and Walker Road at about 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, Prescott Fire Department reported. (Conrad Jackson, PFD/Courtesy)

The driver of this vehicle was uninjured after striking a light signal pole at the intersection of Highway 69 and Walker Road at about 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, Prescott Fire Department reported. (Conrad Jackson, PFD/Courtesy)

Despite significant damage to the vehicle that struck a light signal pole at the intersection of Highway 69 and Walker Road shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, the driver and sole occupant was uninjured, according to a news release from Prescott Fire Department.

Prescott Fire, Yavapai-Prescott Tribal Police, Prescott Police Department and Lifeline Ambulance responded to the incident and found that the occupant was able to walk away from the collision due to his use of a seatbelt.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation, and Prescott Fire urges the importance of wearing seatbelts.

Information provided by Prescott Fire Department.

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