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Crash knocks out power to section of Brampton

Last Updated Mar 12, 2018 at 9:43 am EDT

Power was out in the Sandalwood Parkway and Veterans Drive area of Brampton on March 12, 2018. CITYNEWS

Several customers were without power in Brampton after a crash knocked down a hydro pole.

Alectra Utilities said power went out just before 4 a.m. on Monday in the Sandalwood Parkway and Veterans Drive area, near Mississauga Road.

At one point, close to 7,000 customers were without power. However, that number dropped to 535 customers by 7 a.m.

Power was fully restored just after 8:30 a.m.

The crash sent one person to hospital with moderate injuries.

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Maybe we should bury the wires like we do with other utilities. I’ve never heard of a motorist hitting a sewer pole and leaing anybody without service.

March 12, 2018 at 7:20 am

Kissing the light pole again… Hehehe…

March 12, 2018 at 7:49 am