Motor vehicle accident the cause of unplanned power outage in City’s north end


A motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Great Northern Road and Third Line East this morning resulted in a power interruption to about 495 customers. PUC reported at 11:12 a.m that crews had immediately been dispatched to investigate the cause of the outage.

The outage affected residential and business customers in the Third Line E., Second Line E. east of Pine St., Black Rd. north of Second Line up Old Garden River Rd. and Landslide out through to Sixth Line including Case Rd. and Connor Rd. areas. PUC had power restored about a half hour later at around 11:38 a.m.