2 severely hurt when car crashes into power pole, parked car & house

SEATTLE -- Three people were taken to the hospital after a car crashed into a home Monday morning, according to the Seattle Fire Department.

Officials were forced to shut down Rainier Avenue at Andover Street around 8:00 a.m. as they worked to clear the crash scene.

According to Seattle police, a car was speeding down Rainier when it hit a power pole and snapped it in half. The car then ran into a parked car and pushed it into a house.

Investigators said the two people inside the car were severely injured. They are listed in critical condition at the hospital.

A third person was about to get into the parked car and suffered minor injuries.

Police are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.

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