OROVILLE, Calif. - A fiery overnight car crash in Butte County sent two people to the hospital.
A car hit a power pole around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on Lincoln Boulevard near Grove Street in Oroville.
The CHP said a Honda Civic was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit the median concrete divider, punctured the fuel tank, hit a power pole and burst into flames. The car was consumed by fire.
The driver, 22-year-old Vang Thao refused medical treatment. Two passengers, 21-year-old Cher Thor and 21-year-old Peter Vang, were taken to Enloe Medical Center in Chico with major injuries.
CHP Officer Al Sanders told KRCR News Channel 7 the car left a trail of fuel stretching 300 feet down Lincoln Boulevard which burned in a line down the pavement.
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