LOWELL, Mass. —Authorities are investigating what happened in a deadly cash Sunday morning that left two people dead and a vehicle engulfed in flames.
The crash happened at 12:18 a.m. in the 1200 block of Bridge Street in Lowell, Massachusetts.
First responders found a vehicle on its roof, fully engulfed in flames and covered in live electrical wires.
A victim could be seen slightly ejected from the vehicle, but due to the fire and live wires, officials were unable to get close enough for a rescue attempt.
Once the fire was extinguished and the power was shut off, a second victim was located inside the vehicle.
Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene and due to the fire injuries, a positive identification cannot be made at this time.
Initial findings show the vehicle was traveling south on Bridge Street when it struck a utility pole on the right side of the roadway and flipped over. The pole was split into three pieces and had transformers attached at the top, creating an additional hazard for first responders.
There is no indication a second vehicle was involved in the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Lowell Police Traffic Bureau at 978-674-4505.