Driver fights for life after crash

 A MAN is fighting for his life following a serious car crash at Ebbw Vale overnight.

Police say the man was driving east along Brisbane Rd about 10.45pm Wednesday, when he lost control and hit a power pole.

The pole snapped, bringing power lines down onto both sides of the road.

The 29-year-old driver was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Brisbane Rd was closed in both directions for several hours, with traffic diversions in place.

The forensic crash unit is investigating.



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