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Man suffers life-threatening-injuries after crashing into power pole in Bayswater, Melbourne


A man is fighting for his life after crashing into a pole in Melbourne’s east.

Victoria Police believe a gold Ford Territory crashed into a power pole on Canterbury Rd between Dorset Rd and Bayswater Rd about 3.10pm on Monday.

The male driver was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Police are investigating what happened.

Emergency services at the scene. Credit: 7NEWS

All eastbound lanes of Canterbury Rd were closed between Ramsay St and Bayfield Rd East with motorists urged to avoid the area.

Commuters travelling towards Lilydale can use Mt Dandenong Rd or the Maroondah Hwy instead.

Anyone with any information has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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