A driver hit a hydro pole with his truck in the 4100-block of Happy Valley Road just before 3 p.m. Saturday.
Multiple first responders were called to the scene.
Asst. Fire Chief Jason Humphries of Metchosin Fire said the power pole was broken at its base and lines are down, knocking out power to 1400 customers.
Traffic moving again on 4100 block of Happy Valley Road in Metchosin after vehicle crashed into hydro pole. Fire, RCMP, ambulance on scene. Power currently out in the area, BC Hydro on its way. #yyjtraffic #yyjnews pic.twitter.com/In3PcTpgOL
— Shalu Mehta (@ShaluMehta32) March 9, 2019
Happy Valley Road was closed to traffic in both directions for a short time, but has now re-opened.
BC Hydro crews are on scene working to restore power. The driver was located and the incident is still under investigation by police.
Crews are en route to an outage in #Langford #Metchosin affecting 1400 customers and expect to arrive around 3:30. We’ll have updates on our mobile site: https://t.co/2b78HInQj3 pic.twitter.com/b5e48uOo56
— BC Hydro (@bchydro) March 9, 2019
More to come…
– with files from Shalu Mehta
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