Three injured after vehicle slams into power pole

Three people are in the hospital after a car crashed into a power pole overnight.

August 3, 2011 4:39:28 AM PDT
A car slammed into a power pole and sent three people to the hospital. It happened in East Houston on the East Freeway near Maxey around 11pm. Police say the driver of a Mercedes lost control and skidded off the freeway. The vehicle hit another car and then crashed into a power pole and split it in half.

The driver and passenger inside the Mercedes were sent to the hospital along with one person inside the second car.