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      1 hospitalized after wreck

      Traffic is light is down on 34th and Bell due to a wreck. APD is investigating the incident.


      According to Amarillo Police Department one person was hospitalized after driving a vehicle into a traffic light and two other poles.


      Witnesses at the scene told police that a woman had been driving southbound on Bell at a high rate of speed when the vehicle struck the traffic light at 34th and Bell. The car then hit another pole and a concrete pillar before coming to a stop on the side of the road on Bell.


      The victim was taken to Northwest Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to APD.


      APD said the wreck resulted in another wreck involving a unmarked police vehicle. There were no injuries in that incident and APD said it was a minor wreck.


      The wrecks are still under investigation. At this time crews are cleaning up the area and traffic is being redirected.

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