FedEx truck hits utility pole, causes power outages for thousands in Virginia Beach

Posted at 4:00 PM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 16:04:48-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A FedEx truck ran into a utility pole Tuesday and the accident is causing power outages for thousands, according to a Dominion Power official.

The incident happened in the intersection of London Bridge Road and Drakes Mill Road around 2:30 p.m.

Of the nearly 2,000 users without power, all but 200 should have their power back by 4:15 p.m., the official said.

The 200 left without power will have to wait for the pole to be put back up which could take anywhere from 8-10 hours.

Stay with News 3 as more on the outages develops.