Police said a car, driven by 27-year-old Chadwick Leak, hit two utility poles around 2:44 a.m. Friday on East Cornwallis Road.
The accident caused wires to fall on a second vehicle, a 1985 Toyota. The driver of the Toyota was taken to Duke Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
Power was fully restored around noon on Friday.
Leak was charged with DWI and crossing the center line.
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