ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — More than 20 southwest Roanoke residents are without power Friday morning after a vehicle knocked over a power pole Thursday night.
Roanoke Fire-EMS tweeted shortly after 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, that a vehicle crashed into a pole and knocked it over on Brandon Avenue SW between Main Street and Brandon Driveway SW.
Motorists were asked to avoid the area of the crash while crews worked to clear the road. As of 6:25 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, there are no indications of road closures in that area on the VDOT traffic map.
According to Appalachian Power, the outage caused by the vehicle crash started at 10:28 p.m. on Thursday, leaving 21 customers without power as of 6:28 a.m. on Friday. However, crews are expected to restore power by 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
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