Car looks airborne after going up wire in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident where a car drove straight up the wire of a pole in the downtown Wilmington area.

The man in the Nissan Sentra was driving and ran up the pole, according to Wilmington Police.

The car is almost completely vertical, with all four wheels off of the ground.

Portions of Fanning Street are closed off as police continue to investigate.

Police, fire, and EMS crews all responded to the scene, according to New Hanover County Communications.

The call came in just before 8:45 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

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