Early morning crash injures two

Two people are seriously hurt after their vehicle struck a utility pole Sunday morning.

Posted: Dec. 17, 2017 7:07 PM
Updated: Dec. 18, 2017 9:57 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Two people are in critical condition after their vehicle struck a utility pole Sunday morning. 

It happened around 3:00 a.m. Police responded to the 2100 block of Broadway in reference to a crash with injuries. When officers arrived, a man and a woman were trapped inside the vehicle. Both occupants were unresponsive. 

The Fort Wayne Fire Department had to extricate the people from the vehicle, and they were both taken to the hospital in critical condition. 

Officers said the vehicle was traveling south at a high rate of speed and crossed the center line before hitting the pole. Alcohol and speed were contributing factors. 

The incident is still under investigation.

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