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UPDATE: Hundreds still without power after car crashes into power pole in Santa Maria

Posted at 10:16 PM, May 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 02:46:14-04

UPDATE (11:40 p.m.): A representative for PG&E says the outage started at 9:29 p.m. after a vehicle drove into a power pole on Blosser Road and West Main Street.

The pole was broken but there are no lines down, according to PG&E.

The collision originally impacted 4,723 customers.

As of 11:40 p.m., that number has now been reduced to about 500 customers.

No time for full restoration is being estimated at this time.

Videos on social media show Santa Maria Police officers talking to the men involved in the collision, but it's unclear at this time if any arrests were made.
ORIGINAL STORY: More than 1,300 people are without power in northern Santa Maria, according to PG&E's website.

The outage was reported at 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

PG&E crews are en route to the area to address the situation.

Power is expected to be restored around 1:45 a.m. Monday.

The cause of the outage is unknown at this time.