Power restored after crash causes outage in Hayward, Union City

April 13, 2013 9:29:13 AM PDT
Power has been restored to more than 1,000 customers in Hayward and Union City after a car crashed into a power pole and caused an outage.

The collision and power outage were reported in the area of Industrial Boulevard east of Hesperian Boulevard in Hayward around 5:40 a.m., PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris said.

The crash brought down a 55-foot utility pole, knocking out power to 1,064 customers in Hayward and Union City, Morris said.

Power was restored to all customers as of 7:51 a.m., she said.

PG&E personnel will remain at the site of the downed pole throughout the day to make repairs.

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