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Escalante Road closed after car crashed into electrical pole

Posted at 9:35 PM, Sep 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-21 01:38:06-04

Escalante Road near Calle Polar is shut down tonight after a car crashed into an electrical pole.

According to the Tuscon Police Department, the electric pole broke in half and the driver was taken to the hospital with injuries.

The road will remain closed until Thursday morning, according to TPD.

Police are investigating this crash as a possible DUI incident.

Tucson Fire Department officials recommend drivers avoid the area.

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