Posted: Aug 23, 2012 12:00 AM by Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say two women were killed and six people injured, all but one from electric shock, when an SUV knocked over a fire hydrant and power pole in Los Angeles and live wires hit water.
Los Angeles fire spokesman Erik Scott said all the victims were shocked except the driver after the Wednesday night crash in the San Fernando Valley. It was not clear whether the driver, who was alone in the SUV, was one of the dead.
The other injured were apparently people who tried to help previous victims as the SUV sat on the front lawn of a home.
The six survivors had minor injuries. Five were taken to hospitals.
Firefighters worked to treat the injured and shut down the water and power with help from city workers.
Click here to submit a news tip to us!
Become a Facebook Fan!
Help those in need this holiday season
Win! Win! Win!
Wise Local Marketing!
Get news, weather and more on your smartphone and tablet!
Get texts for news, traffic, deals and more!
Sign up on KVOA.com for newsletters, exclusive deals, and more!
What's happening on News 4 @ 4
Stories and videos with Kristi's Kids
Check out the latest events FC Tucson has scheduled.
Let us help grow your business
Digital Channel 4.2
What's on KVOA and when!
Contact info for our department heads
KVOA's on air personalities!
Work at News 4 Tucson
Complete feeds of all KVOA.com stories
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and More