Woman Severely Burned When Car Hits Light Pole, Bursts Into Flames

CHATSWORTH (CBSLA.com) — Two people were burned, one severely, after their car slammed into a light pole in Chatsworth and burst into flames.

LAPD Sgt. Cameron Dunnet says the crash on Topanga Canyon Boulevard and Lassen Street occurred about 2 a.m. Sunday.

One of the victims, identified as a female, was transported to an area hospital with burns of over 60 percent of her body.

Dunnet said a second victim was also burned, but not as seriously.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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