Woman Hospitalized After Crashing Into Power Pole, Tree in Duarte Area

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A woman is in the hospital Thursday after crashing into a power pole in the Duarte area overnight.

The solo-vehicle crash occurred just before midnight on the border of Monrovia and Duarte.

The driver lost control of her vehicle near and crashed into the power pole and a tree near the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Huntington Drive.

Power lines from the pole went down as a result of the crash, Monrovia Police Department Lt. Loy said.

The driver, an unidentified woman, was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The incident is being investigated as a possible DUI, Loy said.

Huntington Drive is expected to remain closed between Mountain Avenue and Bradbury Avenue until about 3 p.m.

A Southern California Edison crew was at the scene repairing the damage.

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