Three people injured after wreck in Muhlenberg County

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (WEHT)- The Greenville Fire Department says three people were left in critical condition after a crash early Saturday morning.

Firefighters were sent to a wooded area near the 700 block of State Route 189 South in Greenville around 2 in the morning.

First responders spotted a snapped utility pole with live wires and a car flipped upside down, wedged between trees.

Firefighters said the vehicle caught fire shortly after they arrived on the scene.

Three people were critically injured. Power to the utility pole had to be shut off before the victims could be rescued from the vehicle.

Authorities believe the vehicle went off the road, hit the utility pole, flipped and got lodged in the trees.

Authorities are still investigating how this happened.

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