Woman texting and driving, runs into pole

Rebecca Edison, 45, of Victoria, drove into a pole on the 100 block of East Rio Grande Street on Sunday evening after she lost control of her vehicle.

Edison told Victoria Police Department officials that she was driving and texting when she dropped her phone and lost control of the silver Cadillac CTS, said officer Martin Chavez of the Victoria Police Department.

Officers were called to the scene about 8:40 p.m., Chavez said. He said Edison was transported to Citizens Medical Center.

A Citizens Medical Center official said Edison is in stable condition.