Crash knocks out power to 40 homes in Raleigh
Posted December 22, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. — About 40 residents were without power Sunday morning after a car struck a light pole near the intersection of Rowan Street and Compton Road, according to Raleigh police. The impact of the crash caused the pole to snap, resulting in a transformer falling onto the vehicle.
Roads near the intersection were closed because of fallen power lines. Power was restored within a few hours.
Raleigh police have not located the driver.