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.

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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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