10:00 p.m. UPDATE – Power has been fully restored, according to PG&E. Vanden road will be closed until around 8 a.m. Saturday due to still-downed power lines.
FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Thousands of Fairfield residents were without power after a power pole was knocked down in a major crash on Friday evening.READ MORE: California Expands Drought Emergency To Large Swath Of State
According to the Fairfield Fire Department, the crash happened in the area of Vanden Road and Lake Drive. The knocked-down pole was blocking Vanden Road.
At 6:30 p.m., Pacific Gas and Electric’s website showed over 5,600 customers were impacted by the outage.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
The estimated time for power restoration was 8:45 p.m., according to PG&E’s website.
The fire department said someone was trapped in the car as a result of the crash. Photos from the scene show major car damage. See the photos below.
Further information was not yet available.MORE NEWS: Car Crashes Into Sutter County Home, Catches Fire
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