Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Semi trucks smashes pole, sparks along power pole and power outage.
ZachNews has learned a semi truck crashed into a utility pole off of Highland Avenue near Needles High School in Needles, California overnight.
It’s unclear if the semi truck has been found by authorities or if any near by cameras caught the incident.
As utility crews were repairing the utility line and pole, wires reportedly touched.
As that situation was going on, several near by residents near J Street and Balboa saw on a utility pole sparks and heard allow loud “Pop” sound occurred next to the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge in Needles, California.
Utility crews from the City of Needles went to that utility pole and begin making repairs.
The incidents caused the power outage that affected residents and businesses along Bailey Avenue and Lilyhill Drive and everything west of Interstate 40.
Power should be returning back on soon as repairs are finishing up at both locations.