Orange County deputy crashes into 2 power poles while responding to call
Deputy Carl Bronislawski suffers minor injuries in single-vehicle wreck
ORLANDO, Fla. – An Orange County sheriff’s deputy crashed into two utility poles and a fence early Tuesday while responding to an emergency call, authorities said.
The single-vehicle crash was reported at 3:50 a.m. at 811 N. Powers Drive near Colonial Drive.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Deputy Carl Bronislawski, 24, of Orlando, was traveling north on Powers Drive, with his cruiser’s emergency equipment activated, when he lost control of the vehicle and struck two poles before hitting the fence at Postell’s Mortuary.
#BREAKING: Orange County Deputy involved crash, split the power pole in half at Colonial & Powers. Dispatchers tell us deputy is ok. A witness doing laundry across the street says he pulled him out of the cruiser @news6wkmg pic.twitter.com/qPvMZ2Kbrd— Justin Campbell (@JCampbellNews6) January 21, 2020
Orange County Fire Rescue treated Bronislawski at the scene for minor injuries, officials said.
The Florida Highway Patrol will investigate the crash.
OUC was called to fix the pole.
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