Fatigued driver slams into power pole

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Confronting dash cam footage showing a vehicle slamming into a power pole on Great Southern Highway has been shared by WA police in a bid to warn drivers of the dangers of fatigue.

The footage shows the crash of a 69-year-old woman on the highway on Wednesday September 12, near Murdong.

The vehicle drifts to the right of the road, into the verge, before the driver over corrects and the vehicle slams into a power pole.

Luckily, the driver received only minor injuries.

Police said the driver will have to go under a ‘fitness to hold’ licence examination.

other drivers of the dangers of fatigue.

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