Photos: Sleepy teen takes out telephone pole in Cutchogue

An 18-year-old driver, who police said might have fallen asleep at the wheel, struck a telephone pole on Route 48 in Cutchogue early Wednesday morning.

Kyle Thum was transported to Eastern Long Island Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash, police said.

The teen was driving a 2004 Subaru and told police he was tired when the crash occurred at 4 a.m.

GIANNA VOLPE PHOTOS | Utility workers were repairing a pole on Route 48 in Cutchogue Wednesday morning.