Vehicle crashes into pole, causes power outage in Northeast Fresno

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Saturday, December 10, 2022

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Over 1,800 PG&E customers were left in the dark after a vehicle crashed into a power pole on Friday night.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the area of Shepherd and Maple avenues.

Officials with the Fresno Police Department say a vehicle hit a power pole, causing a wide-spread power outage.

As of 8 pm, 1,875 customers were still without power in the area, according to a PG&E outage website.

Power is expected to be fully restored by 10 pm.

Investigators have not yet released any other details about the crash.

Stay with ABC30 for the latest details on this developing story.