Watch: Distracted driver crashes through two fences and a power pole
EDGEWOOD, Wash. -- Surveillance video shows what can happen when you take your eyes off the road.
A silver SUV was heading east on 18th Street East in Edgewood Tuesday afternoon when it swerved across the street, crashed through two fences and then collided with a power pole, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said.
Luckily no one was hurt, investigators said, noting the smoke in the video was from the deployed air bags.
Investigators believe the driver was reaching for an item and lost control of the SUV. There were no signs of impairment.
"Whatever the distraction is, please remember it can wait for you to safely pull over or until you reach your destination," officials said.