By Will Fritz
Staff Writer 

CHP: 13-year-old DUI driver causes power outage


Last updated 2/7/2020 at 2:39am

This damaged power pole is the cause of the power outage around Fallbrook High School Monday, Feb. 3.

A teenage intoxicated driver crashed into an electric pole near Fallbrook High School early Monday morning, Feb. 3, a law enforcement official said, causing a power outage that resulted in classes being canceled until Tuesday.

The crash happened around 1:07 a.m., according to information from California Highway Patrol spokesman Mark Latulippe.

A 13-year-old child driving a parent's car crashed on Stage Coach Lane near the high school, and the car burst into flames, Latulippe said.

The child was taken to Rady Children's Hospital with minor injuries, and was also cited for driving under the i...

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