Car hits pole, downs power lines

Posted at 6:55 AM, Dec 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 07:41:39-05

A motor vehicle accident caused downed power lines in Wheatfield Monday morning.

The St. Johnsburg Fire Department responded to the scene of a one-car accident on Errick Road around 5 a.m.

National Grid was also on scene assisting with the downed power lines.

Nearly 700 customers are without power due to the crash, and the estimated restoration time is 7:15 a.m.

No word on injuries or the cause of the crash.