PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Hundreds of people were without power near downtown Phoenix on Tuesday morning after a car crashed into a power pole.
Phoenix police say the car crashed into a power pole near 16th Street and Thomas.
According to APS, over 600 people lost power and as of noon on Tuesday, several people were still without power.
Car on tow truck & being taken from the scene. 1 piece of the pole left to take down before the new 1 is installed. pic.twitter.com/TzpxiVwRrK— Mike Robison (@mrobisonfox10) April 26, 2016
Police say 2-3 ppl take car on possible joy ride before crashing & running away. SB 16th St closed from Pinchot-Earl pic.twitter.com/MqoL8g4omL— Liz Kotalik FOX 10 (@LizKotalikFOX10) April 26, 2016
Car into poll has knocked out power to more than 600 around 16th St & Thomas. APS says it'll be restored around 810 pic.twitter.com/x0JuFsHkFH— Liz Kotalik FOX 10 (@LizKotalikFOX10) April 26, 2016
Town car splits power pole around 16th street and Thomas, knocking out power to over 600 in area pic.twitter.com/VD9c0p240S— Liz Kotalik FOX 10 (@LizKotalikFOX10) April 26, 2016
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