Written by AARON CASTREJON
HACIENDA HEIGHTS – An unidentified driver died after their SUV destroyed a power pole early Tuesday morning.
The crash occurred at Annellen Street and South Stimson Avenue just after 3:36 a.m. June 30. The crash caused energized power lines to fall across the road, preventing first responders from approaching the SUV, according to the California Highway Patrol.
According to CHP traffic logs, two people remained trapped in the SUV until the power lines were de-energized.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.