Violent Crash Into Power Pole Leaves Driver Dead In Arcadia, 2 Hurt

It’s unclear if drugs or alcohol contributed to the wreck.

Violent Crash Into Power Pole Leaves Driver Dead In Arcadia, 2 Hurt

ARCADIA (CBSLA) – One person was killed and two more injured when a car slammed into two power poles in Arcadia late Sunday night.

Feb. 21, 2021. (CBSLA)

The collision occurred at 11:37 p.m. in the area of Las Tunas Drive and El Monte Avenue, according to Arcadia police.

A  car was carrying three people, traveling east on El Monte Avenue, when the driver lost control and went off the road, careening into two power poles and a flood control fence.

The driver was killed at the scene, police said. The person was not identified.

The two passengers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Southern California Edison crews was repairing the damaged power poles. There were no reported outages.

It’s unclear if drugs or alcohol contributed to the wreck.