Telephone Pole Knocked Down Following Collision on Pacheco Boulevard and Miller Lane
Los Banos, CA (May 9, 2020) – Thursday, around 1,200 residents experienced a power outage after a collision on Pacheco Boulevard and Miller Lane.
Officers reported that the crash occurred around 5:00 p.m., on May 7. Dispatchers arrived on the Pacheco Boulevard and Miller Lane intersection. The involved vehicles were later identified as a Dodge Journey and Hyundai Sonata.
According to reports, the Dodge was heading west on Pacheco when it passed through a red light. Then, it collided with the northbound Sonata on Miller Lane.
The impact of the crash caused the Dodge to strike a nearby telephone pole which caused the power outage in the area. Furthermore, both drivers sustained minor injuries.
By 7:00 p.m., Pacific Gas & Electric Co. confirmed that there were still 1,219 residents under outage. By 8:30 p.m., PG&E has reduced the number of residents affected to 134.
Police later ruled out drugs and alcohol as a factor in the collision.
CHP later confirmed a similar incident of a power interruption caused by a collision in Sultana Drive and Rose Avenue.
The collision happened shortly before 6:00 p.m. The impact led to one vehicle becoming engulfed in fire. The report said that a telephone pole was hit yet again and PG&E reported around 116 people were without power.
May this one be a reminder to every motorist to always follow all the road signs and abide by all the traffic laws and traffic lights. By doing so, you can ensure the safety of yourself and others around.
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