Westminster

Car knocks down pole and power

POLICE in Westminster closed down streets in the Bolsa-Chestnut area after a car knocked out a power pole Sunday night (WPD).

POLICE in Westminster closed down streets in the Bolsa-Chestnut area after a car knocked out a power pole Sunday night (WPD).

A car that crashed into a power pole in Westminster Sunday night knocked out electrical power to as many as 10,000 customers in the area of Bolsa Avenue and Chestnut Street.

POWER POLE knocked down by a car in Westminster Sunday night (WPD photo).

POWER POLE knocked down by a car in Westminster Sunday night (WPD photo).

According to the Westminster Police Department, the incident occurred around 11 p.m. Witnesses told officers they saw two people running from the vehicle after the crash. Two “possible suspects” of the hit-and-run were located nearby by police.

Southern California Edison responded to restore power. Traffic on Bolsa Avenue was closed down from Goldenwest Street to Hoover Street. Officers from the Huntington Beach Police Department and the California Highway Patrol assisted with managing the road closures.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the WPD detective bureau at (714) 898-3315. Callers can remain anonymous.

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