Crash on Third Street in Dayton brings down pole

Crews from DP&L and RTA remain on scene.

The DP&L outage map shows 53 customers without power at 9:22 p.m. The pole, which was broken off, will have to be replaced, a dispatch supervisor said.

EARLIER: A vehicle crash at West Third Street and Orchard Avenue has knocked down a utility pole, sending live wires into the street.

The cash was reported just after 7:30 p.m. and prompted Dayton fire and police crews to shut down West Third at Orchard because of the damage.

Dayton Power & Light and RTA have been alerted. We're hearing that a Dayton fire house has lost power because of the accident.

There is no word on injuries.

We will update this story as we get details.

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