MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (CBS) – Authorities say one person was taken to the hospital after a car smashed into a telephone poll Saturday, knocking live wires onto the vehicle, which caused it to catch fire.

This happened around 3:30 p.m. at the corner of South Church Street and Cobblestone Drive in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

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Crews were initially unable to fight the fire due to the live wires, but eventually got the flames under control.

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There’s no word yet on the victim’s condition.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.