2 hurt when car slams into stop light pole in Chandler

CHANDLER, AZ - Authorities say the driver of a car that slammed into a stop light pole in Chandler suffered only minor injuries in the crash.

A second person in the car was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Chandler police say the driver and passenger, both in their 20s, were trapped in the car after it crashed near Dobson and Elliot roads around 1:30 a.m.

Fire crews had to work to get them out of the car before taking them to the hospital.

Video of the crash scene showed that the car came to a stop up against a tree.

There was no word on how the single-vehicle accident happened, but police did say the driver was intoxicated.

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