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News: Driver crashes into utility poles on W Drexel Ave in Oak Creek

by | Mar 11, 2022 | News

MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI — More than 1,000 customers lost power Thursday afternoon after a vehicle towing a trailer collided with multiple utility poles in northwest Oak Creek, reports WISN.

The crash occurred near the intersection of South 10th Street and West Drexel Avenue shortly before 1:00 p.m.

According to police, a driver was towing a trailer when, for undisclosed reasons, they lost control of their vehicle and crashed at the corner. Several power poles were knocked down, impacting as many as 1,412 customers.

No injuries were reported, but all westbound lanes on West Drexel Avenue was shut down between South 16th Street and South 13th Street as electrical poles were blocking the road.

We Energy crews responded to the scene to work on restoring lines.

By 4:30 p.m., most customers had regained service.

No further information has been shared at this time.

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