INDIANAPOLIS - Two teenagers and an adult were rushed to the hospital after their car smashed into a power pole late Monday night on the southwest side of Indianapolis.
Indianapolis police (IMPD) said just before midnight, an eastbound car on West Morris Street crashed into a power pole just west of South Holt Road (see map below). The wreck knocked down the power pole.
IMPD said nearby officers were attending to a non-related traffic stop when they saw the crash happen.
The 16-year-old male driver of the car was taken to Riley Hospital for Children in critical condition. A 15-year-old female passenger was awake and alert when emergency crews arrived, and was also taken to Riley, in serious condition.
An adult in the car (estimated to be 30 years old) was thrown from the back of the vehicle. Police said he was taken to Eskenazi Health in critical condition.
No details have been released on the identities of the crash victims, but we were able to get in touch with the teenage girl who was involved. She reached out to us via Facebook when she was released from the hospital Tuesday morning.
"All I remember is driving down the road and waking up with the car flipped. My seatbelt was snapped in half, and left a really bad place on my neck," the young woman told RTV6. "When I put my hand where the window was supposed to be and felt grass and dirt, it made me scream louder."
The Fatal Alcohol Crash Team was on the scene to investigate, as is routine in serious crashes like this one.
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