A car crashed into an electricity pole in Collation St. Mary, Paignton in to the early hours of Saturday morning.
The incident happened on Totnes Road and the crash left the car on its roof.
When fire crews arrived on the scene, they found a man trapped in the car. He was cut free using hydraulic cutting equipment and transferred to a waiting ambulance before being taken to hospital.
Western Power was also called to the site to deal with the electricity pole.