Power Outages in Conn. Towns After Truck Hits Pole - NECN

Power Outages in Conn. Towns After Truck Hits Pole



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    A trailer broke free from a truck and hit a pole and a transformer in Southington.

    There are hundreds of power outages in Southington and Cheshire, and a couple dozen in Prospect, after a trailer broke free from the truck that was towing it and hit a utility pole, as well as a transformer, at Burritt Street and Marion Avenue in Southington.

    Police said it appears the trailer detached from the truck, rolled backward and hit the pole, police said. 

    Marion Avenue will be closed from Defashion to Burritt street while crews repair the pole.

    Traffic in the area will be detoured around the scene. 

    There are more than 600 power outages in Southington, which is affecting several neighborhoods and at least one intersectiion.

    There are around 300 power outages in Cheshire and 37 in Prospect because of the crash. 

    Police said no one was injured in the crash and police are investigating.

    No additional information was immediately available.