Car crashes into transformer, knocking power out in area for 30 minutes

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Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 9:38 PM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Powers Boulevard is back open following a traffic crash Monday night.

According to Colorado Springs Police, the crash resulted in a power outage in the area. Police say they got a call about a car versus a transformer around 9:30 p.m., and the driver reportedly fled the scene.

Officers found the suspect vehicle just down the road from where the crash reportedly occurred. CSPD found the driver with the car and took them into custody.

Police believe alcohol or drugs were involved and are currently investigating.

Power was restored to customers after about half an hour.

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