NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Lanes were closed Wednesday after a Ford Fusion sedan struck a light pole, causing it to crash down into lanes, California Highway Patrol reported.
The silver sedan collided with the the pole at just after 9 a.m. for unknown reasons, a CHP spokesperson said. Two other cars were also involved in the crash, one of them driving up an embankment, they said.
There was no sign of sparking or smoking from the downed pole, according to witnesses.
Three lanes were closed while the light pole was removed from the roadway, according to CHP. The incident lasted approximately one hour.
Orange County Accident Investigation
Police are investigating this collision to determine fault. At this time, we do not know how many people were hurt or how serious their injuries were. There are many unanswered questions such as whether or not any traffic laws were violated.
Our prayers go out to those who were hurt in this crash.
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