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PD: 2 hospitalized after car crashes into pole near Priest and Alameda drives in Tempe, impairment may be to blame

Car into pole in Tempe
Posted at 10:30 PM, Jun 27, 2020

TEMPE, AZ — Police say two people were rushed to the hospital after the car they were riding in crashed into a pole in Tempe Saturday night.

Authorities say the car veered off the road near Alameda and Priest drives and struck a light pole nearby.

The man and woman inside were not restrained and suffered potentially life-threatening injuries, according to Tempe Police Officer Christopher Anderson.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, but police say they believe impairment was a factor.

The victims are not being identified at this time.