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Truck Crashes Into Electric Pole In Fayetteville Causing Power Outages

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A male driver in a pickup truck crashed into an electric pole on Township Avenue in Fayetteville today (Feb. 8), causing it to...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) -- A male driver in a pickup truck crashed into an electric pole on Township Avenue in Fayetteville today (Feb. 8), causing it to fall on top of the vehicle, and power outages.

Neighbors say they saw the man get out of his truck on his own and when the police and ambulance arrived, he was taken to the hospital.

The accident happened around 5:30 pm, electricity was not restored until 7pm with 1900 customers loosing power.

This caused power outages in the surrounding area that lasted approximately an hour and a half. There are currently two houses still without power, all businesses on Township Ave. who were effected are now back up and running.

Stay with 5NEWS for updates on this developing story.