Update 9 p.m.: According to SMUD, crews have restored power to all customers in Elk Grove. An outage occurred after a car crashed into a utility pole Tuesday afternoon.
Update 6:52 p.m.: Approximately 5,000 customers are still without power after a car crash resulted in an outage in Elk Grove, according to SMUD.
Update 6:04 p.m.: SMUD has restored power to the majority of those impacted by the outage.
We’ve restored approx. 14,000 customers so far in Elk Grove outage and are working hard to restore the rest asap. https://t.co/XSjoZP5Qsj— SMUD (@SMUDUpdates) May 18, 2016
Original: A car crashed into a power pole on Elk Grove Blvd. this afternoon leaving thousands without power.
Elk Grove Police are advising drivers avoid the area which is at the 8600 block of Elk Grove Blvd.
Traffic Advisory: Avoid 8600 block of Elk Grove Blvd. Single vehicle collision into pole. Power out in the area. pic.twitter.com/DLKq6760rB— EGPD (@ElkGrovePD) May 17, 2016
Approx. 17k customers are w/o power in Elk Grove area due to a reported car/pole accident. We're working to restore asap.— SMUD (@SMUDUpdates) May 17, 2016
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