Crash causes power outage at Patrick Henry Mall, surrounding area

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Posted at 4:20 PM, Dec 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-29 17:36:14-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Power is out for many people and businesses in Newport News after a crash Wednesday.

City officials said around 4 p.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle crash near the entrance to Patrick Henry Mall.

One of the vehicles hit a power transformer causing the power to go out in the surrounding area.

There were no serious injuries in the crash but officials said the mall and surrounding businesses are closed.

Dominion Energy told News 3 that power has been restored to the mall as of 5:30 p.m.

This is a developing story.