Pico Rivera deputies injured after slamming into telephone pole

PICO RIVERA, Calif.

The crash occurred on the 5700 block of Passons Boulevard around 12:53 a.m.

According to authorities, the driver of the patrol car observed an approaching vehicle as he approached the intersection of Mines Avenue. The deputy allegedly swerved to avoid a collision but lost control.

Two deputies were transported to a trauma center with serious injuries. They are now listed in stable condition. The other two deputies were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries and have since been released.

Authorities said the deputies were responding to an assistance request of a deputy in a fight.

No other information was released. The investigation is ongoing.

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