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Vehicle crash causes power outage in Sahali

Power is out to more than 1,500 customers in Upper Sahali this evening, June 29, 2015.
Image Credit: B.C. Hydro
June 29, 2015 - 8:18 PM

KAMLOOPS - A vehicle crash in Upper Sahali has caused a power outage to more than 1,000 customers this evening.

B.C. Hydro is reporting a ‘motor vehicle accident’ just after 7 p.m. caused an outage  to 1,066 customers in the area east of Glencoe Place, south of Chino Place and north of Tuxford Drive. The crash occurred on Summit Drive.

The power company is estimating power will be restored by 1 a.m.

A secondary outage affecting nearly 500 customers in an area northeast of Gleneagles Drive and south of Gordonhord Crescent that began a few minutes later is under investigation. There is currently no estimated time for power to be restored to this area.

A truck crash on Summit Drive has caused a power outage to more than 1,000 customers in the area this evening, June 29, 2015.
A truck crash on Summit Drive has caused a power outage to more than 1,000 customers in the area this evening, June 29, 2015.
Image Credit: @jessimicab2 via Twitter

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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