Car accident causes morning power outages in Virginia Beach

Posted at 5:21 AM, May 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 14:51:38-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Dominion Energy restored power to at least 530 Virginia Beach residents on Thursday after a car crashed into a power pole around 10 p.m. Wednesday evening.

According to officials, a Penski truck drove into the ditch and hit a power pole. No one was injured.

Virginia Beach Police asked for residents to avoid the 3000 block of Indian River Road between North Landing Road and Sumter Drive due to power lines down.

Dominion Energy confirmed that the outage was caused by a vehicle accident that occurred.

There is no further information at this moment.

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