Man appears in court after smashing car into a pole

A MAN who smashed his car into a pole in Kangaroo Flat on Saturday night appeared in the Bendigo Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

Mark Peter Llewellyn, a 33-year-old from Muckleford, is in police custody and appeared in court via video link.

The court heard Llewellyn was released on bail on January 10. Police allege on January 18 - eight days after his bail was granted - Llewellyn intentionally caused injury during a dispute with a friend.

Llewellyn was allegedly armed with a screwdriver and, later, took off in a vehicle south towards Kangaroo Flat where he collided with traffic lights.

Llewellyn has been remanded to appear in the Bendigo Magistrates' Court on February 17.

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