Fire officials say it was just before 9 a.m. Sunday when a car careened out of control and slammed into a pole.
This happened on Selby Street and Evans Avenue alongside Highway 280.
The vehicle landed upside down and burst into flames.
PG&E responded to the fallen live power lines.
At one point, the crash knocked out power to nearly 4,000 people.
Service was resorted around 10:30 a.m.
The driver took off running.