PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – Authorities say one person has been taken to the hospital after a fiery crash near Lincoln early Friday afternoon.
The crash happened on Nicolaus Road, east of Highway 65.READ MORE: SunVilla Solar Patio Umbrellas Sold At Costco Recalled After Multiple Fires
California Highway Patrol says, around 1:20 p.m., a driver crashed into an electrical pole and then rolled into a ditch. Officers say the car caught fire, but the driver was removed safely.READ MORE: Search Histories, Location Data, Text Messages: How Personal Data Could Be Used To Enforce Anti-abortion Laws
Power lines are down in the area and both directions of Nicolaus Road are blocked at the moment. About 48 PG&E customers in the immediate area are without power.MORE NEWS: Toyota Recalls Its First Mainstream Electric Car Because The Wheels Can Fall Off
The driver suffered major injuries in the crash, officers say.