CareFlight takes driver to hospital after vehicle hits pole; knocks out power for thousands

The driver of a delivery truck was taken to the hospital via CareFlight after hitting a pole and rolling onto its side, knocking down power lines in Clayton.

The crash was reported around 9:30 a.m. at Haber and North Montgomery County Line Road, according to 911 dispatchers.

Emergency crews had to cut the driver out of the vehicle. Their condition is not known, but they were alert and conscious.

The crash resulting in thousands of Dayton Power & Light customers losing power in the area. As many as 3,049 were without service, with nearly 3,000 of those customer in the West Milton area, according to the DP&L Outage Map.

As of 12:05 p.m., power had been restored to most, with only 135 outages remaining.

We will continue to update this story as more information is released.

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