Kildaire Farm Road closed, some customers without power in Cary until noon
Posted January 14, 2022 4:46 a.m. EST
Updated January 14, 2022 9:19 a.m. EST
Cary, N.C. — An SUV crashed into a power pole overnight, closing a portion of Kildaire Farm Road and leaving hundreds without power.
The crash occurred before 2 a.m. on Friday near downtown Cary where Dowell Drive and Kildaire Farm Road intersect, leaving a mess of power lines on the street. Around 500 customers in the area lost power initially, but that number decreased to under 200 by 9 a.m.
Kildare Farm Road is completely closed to traffic between Cornwall Road and Walnut Street. Repairs were ongoing at 8 a.m., and power crews at the scene estimated it would take until noon for repairs to be made and power to be restored.
Police believe the driver went off the road in an area where there is a bend. They said the driver will be okay.