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Vehicle Crashes Into Utility Pole and Leaves Almost 2,000 Customers Without Power

Photo By: Kimberly LeBrun McDermott
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Kimberly LeBrun McDermott

VICTORVILLE-(VVNG.com):  On Tuesday, May 19th, Victorville residents experienced a power outage and road closure after a vehicle crashed into a power pole just before 12:00 p.m.

The collision occurred on Amargosa Road near Dos Palmas Road.

The street closure affected traffic on Amargosa Road from Dos Palmas to Luna Road while the downed power pole was being removed from the roadway. Southern California Edison technicians worked to restore power for 1,864 customers.

According to Southern California Edison Spokesman, Robert Villegas, by 1:10 P.M., power was restored to several households leaving 826 customers without power.

“We have a crew out, but no restoration time set at this time, it is an ongoing incident,” said Villegas.

The power outage is affecting customers located in the areas of Dos Palmas north of Amargosa, Olivera Road on the south of Amargosa, Burning Tree Drive to the East and La Brisa Road on the west.

As an alternate route drivers can take Luna or Dos Palmas Roads westbound to El Rio Road in order to get back to Amargosa Road.

Drivers also shared, as of 2:50 p.m. there are flashing red lights in the areas of Greentree Blvd and 7th Street and 7th Street and Mariposa Road.

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