Car crash causes power outage

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Over 200 PG & E customers are without power in San Luis Obispo Thursday morning, according to PG&E.

A car crashed into a power pole near South Higuera Street and Granada Drive around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday causing over 1,200 people to lose power.

PG&E officials say crews will need to replace the entire power pole. 

As of 2:35 a.m. on Thursday,  the outage is impacting 238 customers.

Crews are working to restore power to some customers, however PG&E officials say the outage could last until around 8 a.m.


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