Crash causes power outage

Posted by Iva Radman – email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A crash on Midlothian Turnpike left some people in the dark late Thursday.

Police say the driver of a car was coming off of the Chippenham Parkway exit ramp and lost control.

The driver hit a pole, taking out a transformer. Power was knocked out to customers from Midlothian to German School Road.

Two people were inside the car and they were not seriously hurt.

Power was restored after a few hours.

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