Power outage impacting more than 250 customers in Colorado Springs

Posted at 8:24 PM, Jun 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 22:24:45-04

More than 250 Colorado Springs Utilities customers are without electricity in Colorado Springs east of Palmer Park.

A little after 8 p.m. Monday, more than 4,00 customers were affected. That number has since been lowered to 266.

Some traffic signals in the area are also out, drivers should treat darkened intersections as 4-way stops.

The outage area stretches from Palmer Park Blvd north almost to Austin Bluffs Parkway.

Colorado Springs Police say the outage was caused by a traffic accident.