Car crashes into pole, takes out power in Murray

Posted at 7:27 AM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 09:42:08-04


MURRAY, Utah — Hundreds are without power Thursday morning after a car crashed into a power pole in Murray.

The crash happened just before 4 a.m. on 4500 South 300 East.

Witnesses told Fox 13 a driver crashed through a telephone pole and hit another power pole before coming to a stop. car-vs-pole

Rocky Mountain Power said 400 to 500 people are without power because of the crash and are working to restore it.

Officials warned it could be several hours.

Details on what may have caused the crash have not been released.

Police said the driver suffered minor injuries.

4500 South 300 East remains closed westbound from State Street.

Check back with Fox 13 for the latest updates.