Truck accident causes major power outage for part of Colorado Springs

Posted at 5:44 AM, Jun 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-26 07:44:28-04

An accident involving a pickup truck and a pole on Monday night, left roughly 4,000 customers without power. Colorado Springs Utilities says the power was restored to the majority of customers within an hour, but 47-others aren’t expected to see their service restored until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The crash on Constitution near Murray happened at about 7:45 p.m. Police say alcohol or drugs could be a factor in the crash. The driver of the truck was injured in the accident.

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