Police: Intoxicated driver crashes, passenger injured

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Springfield Twp. police said a female driver was taken into custody and a male passenger was taken to an area hospital following a crash early Friday morning.

Around 1:25 a.m., police and medics responded to the 2000 block of South Bird Road in Springfield Twp. after a car struck a pole.

Police on scene said the female driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash and was taken into custody. A male passenger suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening and was taken to an area hospital.

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