Car crashes into utility pole in Harrison Twp., knocks out power to 1,800

A car crashed into a utility pole Sunday morning, knocking out power to 1,800 AES Ohio customers in Harrison Twp.

A 2010 Buick Lucerne traveling east around 9:10 a.m. in the area of Haney Road/Flynn Street lost control, went off the left side of the roadway and crashed into a main AES pole, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

“The collision caused a power outage in the area, which AES crews were dispatched to address,” the sheriff’s office said.

Initially, 1,800 customers were left without power, AES spokeswoman Mary Ann Kabel said.

As of 12:21 p.m., power was to all residents, the according to the AES Ohio online power outage map.

An AES spokeswoman Mary Ann Kabel said a crash on Haney Road led to the power outages. Initially, 1,800 people were left without power, Kabel said.

The driver was not injured in the crash.

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