The car crashed into a power pole near Willow and Platt around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday morning
The vehicle was traveling northbound when it struck, shearing off the base.
The pole was still connected to the power lines and was leaning to the side until PG&E could come and make repairs.
Closer look at the power pole the driver hit. It’s being suspended by the wires. Crews with PG&E say the won’t have electricity restored to about 250 people until about noon. pic.twitter.com/WzeMqVYIq2— Gilbert Magallon (@GilbertABC30) November 22, 2018
At one point, more than 2,700 customers were affected.
Fresno Police say the man behind the wheel was at fault.