TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — An energy pole was struck during a car collision involving 2 or more cars in the area of Margaret and Fruitridge Ave. around noon on Dec. 28, causing power outages for people in the area.
UPDATED: Representatives from Duke Energy stated around 3:15 p.m. that the power should be back on for the area in about 45 minutes.
According to Rick Burger, district manager of Duke Energy, a main energy pole was struck during the crash. Burger said that some circuits would need to be switched in order to make the needed repairs. These switches will cause some power outages for customers in the Fruitridge and Margaret area and will take all afternoon to repair.
According to Vigo County Dispatch, the crash involved at least two cars and closed off access to the roads. Dispatch advises people to avoid the area and has reported that there is no information on the injuries of those involved in the crash.