The crash involving a gray Nissan Titan was reported shortly
before 6 p.m. and eastbound Clinton Keith traffic is shut down at press time.
Southern California Edison has been called to the scene.
The adult male driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital, according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department Captain John Duncan of Station #75.
No other injuries were reported.
Duncan said eastbound Clinton Keith Road is expected to be closed for three to five hours as crews work to repair the pole.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.Residents in the immediate area are not reporting power outages at press time, although a Patch reporter on scene said traffic signals were out at Clinton Keith Road and the 15 Freeway. It's not confirmed whether the outage is due to the crash.
—By Toni McAllister