Chase suspect hits power pole before taken into custody, police say
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A driver is in custody after leading police on a chase early Saturday morning. Police say the chase started at around 3 a.m. after the driver allegedly stole a vehicle in Warr Acres. Officials say the vehicle skidded off the road and ran into a power pole on Northwest Expressway and County Line Road.
if you hit a power pole
A car crashes into a SMUD power pole about every other day. If you hit a power pole, stay in your car and call 911 immediately. Only if the car is on fire, j...
Hit-and-run crash shears power pole, sends live wires onto 101 Freeway in Hollywood
A hit-and-run crash on Melrose Avenue near Mariposa Avenue in Hollywood sent power lines onto the nearby 101 Freeway, prompting a nearly five-hour closure of the freeway in both directions at Melro…
Truck hits pole, knocks out power to nearly 100 CWLP customers
7:20 a. m. Update: Power will be back on by 7:45 a. m. to all of these Jefferson area customers as initial repairs are complete. Original: City Water, Light and Power (CWLP)reports nearly 100 customers are without power this morning. A truck hit a distribution pole and a property, causing the outage, according to a post on CWLP's Facebook page. The outage affects some residential and commercial customers in an area along Jefferson between Amos and Bruns Lane.
Utility Pole Cracked in Half; Power Outage Hits 4,100 Customers
About 4,100 Eversource customers are without electrical power this afternoon after a construction worker working near the town’s railroad station off Kirkham Street damaged a utility pole,...
101 customers without power when truck hits pole on Old Julian Highway
About 101 San Diego Gas & Electric customers have been without power since 6:52 p.m. Sunday, when a pickup truck hit a power pole in the 100 block of East Old Julian Highway, the utility and neighbors report Jason Vaughan, who lives in the 200 block of Old Julian Highway, said he was on his computer when he heard a bang and his computer lost power. When he looked out his window, he saw a white F150 pickup truck back up and drive…
What's going on? Accident shatters BPW power pole on Broadway in Hannibal
Emergency personnel were called out Monday morning in Hannibal on the report of a power pole being hit by a truck.
Woman crashes into power pole, causes 100+ outages in Seattle
SEATTLE - A woman crashed into a power pole on Highway 99 Saturday, blocking a nearby road and sending powerlines across several parked cars.The pole fell across the roadway but did not hit any cars or people, Seattle fire says. The woman was not injured a
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Power poles don't seem like an enticing topic for an editorial, but if this information saves a life it is well worth the space.According to the National Safety Council, one in 113 people die in a motor vehicle accident. If the driver or passengers survive the accident, the risk does not always end there.There...
Cat rescued after days on top of a power pole
A family cat stranded himself at the top of a 45-foot power pole in southwest Fresno sometime last week. On Tuesday, at least six days later, help arrived.
I-10 reopens following power pole fire
Interstate 10 was shut down to traffic in both directions Monday morning in Blythe due to a power pole fire.
'Advanced decay' found in 2 power poles before collapse in Tukwila
A report found that two poles amid a span of more than 20 were the root cause of a sudden collapse in Tukwila.
Power poles and holes in Buckhead sidewalks raise safety concerns
On a Buckhead corner across the street from a rehabilitation hospital, James Curtis cautiously piloted his wheelchair on a strip of sidewalk only a couple of inches wider than its wheels. To his ri…
Driver in critical condition after crashing into southside power pole
The driver was ejected from the vehicle and thrown into the middle of the street.
A $20,000 Self-Driving Vehicle Hits The Road
Crash into power pole on Hwy. 20 kills Bend man
A 25-year-old Bend man was killed Thursday night when his SUV left U.S. Highway 20 near Cloverdale and crashed into a power pole, causing live wires to fall onto the vehicle, closing the highway for nearly nine hours and cutting power to hundreds in the area, officials said.
Know How To Stay Safe If Your Car Crashes Into A Power Pole
video In traumatic situations, it may be instinctive to flee as soon as possible. A car accident is a good example of this. However, if you are in a car accident with a power line, the safest place is often inside the car. When a car crashes into a power pole, the pole may fall …
Ask LaFleur: Why the white Xs on power poles around Greenville?
A reader who noticed power poles marked with white Xs in Greenville wants to know what the markings mean.
A $20,000 Self-Driving Vehicle Hits the Road
The Obama administration has proposed spending $4 billion to accelerate autonomous-car technology during the next decade. For $20,440, you can get a car capable of driving itself pretty well on a highway today.
VIDEO: Driver pulled out of car just before vehicle hit by FrontRunner
DAVIS COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A driver that crashed off the freeway and landed on the FrontRunner tracks was pulled out of his car by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper just before the car he w…