Car crash knocks out power on 23rd Street in Chattanooga

Car crash knocks out power on 23rd Street in Chattanooga

November 26th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

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Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

A car crashed into a telephone pole and knocked out power to several blocks on East 23rd Street on Monday night.

The call came in around 7:50 p.m., Chattanooga dispatchers said, at the 1800 block of East 23rd. As much as a one-mile section on the road could be without power.

EPB estimates repairs will take at least an hour, dispatchers said at 9 p.m. The driver of the vehicle was not taken to the hospital and did not suffer serious injuries.