More than 400 customers lost power early Monday afternoon after a car crashed into a utility pole on Lafayette Drive, officials said.
The driver was reportedly taken to a medical center to be examined but appeared to have escaped major injuries, officials said.
The crash, which snapped a utility pole at an intersection with Midway Lane, was reported to the Oak Ridge Electric Department at about 1:20 p.m.
The Electric Department reported that 441 customers lost power. Most were in the Woodland neighborhood along the so-called “P” streets and Quincy Avenue. [Read more...]