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Cop pulls woman from burning car in El Segundo

A car that caught fire after it crashed is seen at Aviation Boulevard and El Segundo Boulevard in El Segundo on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.

September 29, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A police officer pulled a woman from a burning car after it crashed in El Segundo Sunday evening.

Officers said the woman crashed into two power poles on Aviation Boulevard and El Segundo Boulevard just after 6 p.m. The car burst into flames.

The woman was taken to the hospital with serious to critical injuries.

The officer who rescued her suffered minor injuries.

Southern California Edison said a small power shortage in the area would continue for about 24 hours while repairs were made.