East San Jose police chase ends with two arrests

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A car crash in East San Jose knocked out power to a neighborhood early Monday morning.

A police chase in East San Jose ended with a crash, two arrests, and the power knocked out to a few thousand PG&E customers.

Video from the scene showed a severely damaged car resting next to a power pole on South White Road at Lieb Court and wires can be seen hanging off of the pole.

San Jose Police say officers tried to stop a stolen vehicle with two men inside it in the area of Allenwood Drive and S.White Road just after 1 a.m.

The vehicle didn't stop, but eventually crashed into a power pole on S. White Road at Lieb Court.

Two men were arrested and booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for auto theft.

PG&E says 2,583 customers lost power due to the crash.

Electricity was restored for all but 39 customers by 4 a.m.

PG&E expects those remaining customers to have their power restored by 11:30 a.m.
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