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Police Investigating Violent Crash

Accident happened on Rice Avenue in Girard
December 31, 2013- A violent accident in Girard caused a power outage and a main street to be closed down for some time.

Around 11:30pm, police and emergency crews were called to the 800 block of Rice Avenue in Girard for that crash.
According to the Girard Fire Department Chief, the car was traveling North on Rice at an apparent high rate of speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle.
The car collided with a utility pole, shearing it in half, they also hit a fire hydrant before coming to rest in the front lawn of a home.
The force of the crash severed a power pole and ripped utility lines.

Police would not comment on on how many people were in the car or the severity of their injuries.
The occupants of the car are reported as all being minors.
Police are continuing their investigation this morning.
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