The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday on Bloomfield Drive, just west of Cloverfield Lane in Harrington.
According to state police, the SUV veered off the north side of the road, dipping into a ditch before hitting the utility pole, shearing it off at the base.
The vehicle continued westbound on the roadway for a short distance before coming to a stop.
The boy was cited by police with Careless Driving, Failure to Remain in a Single Lane, No Insurance in Possession, No Registration in Possession, and Driving Without a Valid License.
He was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
There is no word if anyone else was in the vehicle with the boy.