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      Accident sends driver to the hospital

      There were a few car accidents in Amarillo, one that sen t a man to the hospital after he lost control of the vehicle, jumped a curb and ran directly into an electrical transformer box.

      Witnesses said the man was traveling westbound on Plains Poulevard, when the red pick-up truck hit the box. The airbags in the truck deployed after the first hit, he then ran into a second poll.

      Officers re-directed traffic for some time, but opened lanes shortly after the scene was cleared.

      T he driver was taken to the hospital with no l ife threatening injuries.