Early morning crash causes power outage for some San Luis Obispo residents

Posted at 5:29 AM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 08:32:43-04

The California Highway Patrol, Cal Fire, and PG&E responded to a crash early Tuesday morning near Buckley Road and Vachell Lane in San Luis Obispo.

According to CHP, a car hit a power pole around 2:45 Tuesday morning. The CHP incident page says the power pole was leaning on other cables, but it's not clear if the crash resulted in injury.

PG&E was called to the scene to assess the damage, and according to its outage map, 51 customers in the area were left without power. Power is expected to be restored at 5:45 Tuesday morning.