UPDATE: Power has been restored to residents following an early morning crash.
Residents of the 1900 block of Mayfair Drive are without power after an early morning crash Tuesday.
Police say two vehicle crash around 3:30 a.m. took out a power or telephone pole in that block. The road is closed restricting access to Mount Tolmie. One passenger was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
One driver was arrested at the scene and transported to Saanich Police headquarters where he was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and driving while over 0.08.
Early morning crash on Mt Tolmie. Some residents w/o power. Crews say could be a few more hours. https://t.co/pbdMqOrc1o
— Saanich News (@saanichnews) September 18, 2018
Hydro crews on the scene expect power won’t be restored for hours.
Neighbours want to see speed bumps put in, saying people routinely speed down road.