Power Poles hit in Car Crash, Power Outages Reported

crash 525GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 25, 2014)–First responders are on the scene of an accident Saturday morning, where power poles were taken out.

Police said a teenage driver hit a pothole, lost control and crashed into two power poles. The victim’s injuries are said to be non-life threatening. Police said alcohol is not a factor.

Power outages are being reported due to this accident in the area of Burton St. SW and Jerome Ave. SW. According to Consumer’s Energy, over 1,000 residents are without power.

Keep checking back for updates.

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