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One person in hospital after crashing into light pole

By Corey Salmon,


The Tucson Police Department (TPD) has confirmed one person is in the hospital after crashing into a light pole.

The crash happened near Houghton Road at East 29th Street.

Officers say the roadway will be shut down while crews work to clear the scene.

Details are limited but TPD says the driver was transported to the hospital.

City officials are estimating the road closure could be anywhere from 24 to 48 hours while Tucson Electric Power fixes a light pole.

As more information comes in KGUN9 will keep this article updated.

Corey Salmon is a real-time editor and associate producer for KGUN 9 . He was born in New York but has lived in Tucson for over 10 years. Share your story ideas and important issues with Corey by emailing or by connecting on Instagram , LinkedIn , and Twitter .

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