A woman has avoided serious injury after the car she was driving ploughed into a power pole in Warrenheip.
Ballan Leading Senior Constable Ken Birch said police believed the woman,19, was heading north along Duffys Road in a silver Holden Commodore at about 6.10 pm when she lost control of the car before crashing it into a nearby pole.
Leading Senior Constable Birch said the cause of the single car crash was unclear at this stage and police would be further investigating the incident.
The woman was the sole occupant of the car.
She was taken to the Ballarat Base Hospital with minor injuries.
Police, CFA and ambulance crews attended the scene.