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Crash knocks out power to over 1,200 hydro customers just west of Williams Lake

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Crash knocks out power to over 1,200 hydro customers just west of Williams Lake

The motor vehicle incident has damaged a power pole along Highway 20, emergency crews on scene


Emergency crews are on the scene of a motor vehicle incident (MVI) on Highway 20 just west of the city.

The highway is still open, but it is down to single vehicle alternating traffic.

The MVI has damaged a power pole, which has resulted in a power outage to 1,254 customers from Chilcotin Estates to Kleena Kleene in the Chilcotin since 1:52 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24.

There is no word at this time regarding the extent of injuries of those involved.

BC Hydro is reporting a time of 9 p.m. as an estimated time when the power should be restored.

RCMP, EHS and Central Cariboo Search and Rescue are on scene.


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