A man was hospitalized after his car's brakes failed and the car hit a utility pole in Berks County.

The accident happened around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Church Lane Road in Exeter Twp.

Police said a 65-year-old man was driving down Church Lane when his car's brakes went out. The car hit a guardrail, then a utility pole.

The man was taken to the hospital where he was admitted in stable condition.