Vehicle accident causes outage in Queen Creek

Vehicle accident causes outage in Queen Creek

Vehicle accident causes outage in Queen Creek

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by Associated Press

azfamily.com

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 2 at 9:28 AM

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (AP) -- Utility workers are nearly done restoring power to more than 1,000 households in the Queen Creek area.

The Salt River Project says a car hit a power pole around 7:30 a.m. Saturday near Hawes and Riggs roads, causing an outage to about 1,200 customers.

SRP spokeswoman Patty Likens says, as of noon, about 29 residences are still awaiting electricity.

Crews are still working to make repairs caused by the down power poles.

The utility estimates all power will be back by 6:30 p.m.

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