Two injured when car crashes into pole in Lemont

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(LEMONT) Two people were injured Tuesday morning when a car crashed into a utility pole in southwest suburban Lemont.

Rescue crews responded to the crash about 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of State Street, said Lemont Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Timothy Oslakovich.

Oslakovich said the car hit the utility pole and snapped it in half.

One person was airlifted from the crash to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Oslakovich said. The other person was taken to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital in Bolingbrook. Additional details on their genders and the extent of their injuries were not immediately available.

Power lines were knocked down and the intersection of State and Division streets was closed to traffic throughout the morning commute, Oslakovich said. ComEd had been called to the scene.

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