A 19-year-old man faces impaired driving charges after a car hit a hydro pole in Winnipeg.

Tha crash happened at about 11:55 p.m. Thursday in the area of Smithfield Avenue and Scotia Street. Another 19-year-old was also in the car as a passenger.

Both were treated for minor injuries.

Hydro crews spent Friday morning fixing the pole, which resulted in Scotia Street being closed to traffic until close to noon.