Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Bloomington Power Outage Attributed to an Alleged Drunk Driver

An SUV hits two utility poles at the intersection of Airport Road and College Avenue in Bloomington knocking out power to 27-hundred customers. It happened around 5 p.m Monday night. According to the Pantagraph, the damage to the power poles left live power lines on the street. Traffic was diverted away from the scene for some time and power was restored at about 9 p.m.  Police say one person was taken to the hospital. The driver is being investigated for possibly driving under the influence. The condition of the other passengers is unknown.

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