A Cambridge firefighter is facing a charge of careless driving in connection to an early morning crash on Hespeler Road.

Waterloo Regional Police say a City of Cambridge fire truck struck an SUV near the 401 ramp.

The force of the collision pushed the SUV into a traffic pole.

The driver of the SUV was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

No firefighters were hurt.

Police have charged a 53-year-old Cambridge firefighter with careless driving.