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Major crash closes down roads in Coachella

By John White, KESQ News Channel 3 News Anchor, jwhite@kesq.com
Published On: Aug 09 2014 01:33:45 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 09 2014 12:24:49 PM CDT
Major crash at Avenue 55 and Calhoun Street
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One person has major injuries, and two others are hurt following a crash at Calhoun St. and Avenue 55 in Coachella, according to Cal Fire.

The crash happened at 10:45 p.m. Friday night. The area remained closed for hours.

Cal Fire says one car flipped over another, with the other car hitting an Imperial Irrigation District power pole.

People in the area lost power for a short time, but residents say the power was restored after 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

Seven people were in the crash, though three were taken to nearby hospitals.

Police are investigating what caused the crash.