Friday, April 7, 2017

Power Pole Attacks

Power Pole Attacks --- ===
see Utility Pole Crash  ---


Only terrorists deliberately try to down utility poles or destroy utility boxes. Everthing else is just an accident or a crime. Up to 3 crashes per day found in news reports. Why would you hit and run a utility pole? Some days have 3-6 crashes per day globally, mostly in US. Drunken or drugged driving or erratic could be a cover story for a deliberate attack.

*Reference


Could Terrorists Cause a National Blackout By Attacking Our Power Grid? Gizmodo
Feb 5, 2014 - Could Terrorists Cause a National Blackout By Attacking Our Power Grid? .... who sometimes take potshots at small transformers on utility poles ...

Ranked by number of poles damaged
  1. 52 poles April 4, 2017 Bombs bring down scores of power poles in southern Thailand   52 electric poles were damaged by explosives in the provinces of Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat, and Songkhla, causing scattered minor blackout
  2. 3 poles Mar 26, 2017 Three utility poles "accidentally" destroyed by drunken driver in Stoneham MA crash, police say - WCVB-TV   ... The roadway was closed as crews worked to restore power to the area. Fire officials says worse damage he's ever seen
  3. Crash brings down utility poles, cuts power to dozens in Ridley Twp ...
    6abc.com  Jul 25, 2016 - Officials said a box truck hit sagging utility lines near Grand Avenue after 9 a.m., snapping three poles and initially knocking out power to 600 ...


Ranked by number of victims
  1. April 4, 2017 Bombs bring down scores of power poles in southern Thailand   52 electric poles were damaged by explosives in the provinces of Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat, and Songkhla, causing scattered minor blackout
  2. 4,000 people out of power June 19, 2015 Seattle: Naked woman crashes into pole; causes power outage in Shoreline  
  3. 1.235 customers 2 suspects June 21, 2016 Witness: Car's occupants fled after crashing into NW Rochester power pole, knocks out TV station KTTC Two people fled with their pet after their car car struck a pole in NW Rochester Tuesday ... RPU, Rochester Fire and Rochester Police all responded to the scene, with law ... the Bandel Heights Business Park, are without power as a result of the crash. ...
Terrorist attacks
  1. April 4, 2017 Bombs bring down scores of power poles in southern Thailand   52 electric poles were damaged by explosives in the provinces of Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat, and Songkhla, causing scattered minor blackout
  2. Oct 12, 2016 Terrorist Attack? Plane crashes into pole outside jet engine factory www.thepoliticalinsider.com (FBI) is now investigating the circumstances behind a small plane that crashed into a utility pole in East .Hartford, Connecticut. 28-year-old Feras Freitekh.   FBI investigating if deadly plane crash in Connecticut was intentional  http://cbsn.ws/2dLn7zj  12 Oct 2016
Drunk attacks

4,000 people out of power June 19, 2015 Seattle: Naked woman crashes into pole; causes power outage in Shoreline  A naked woman and possibly drunk crashed her Volkswagen Beetle into a Shoreline utility pole, causing a power outage that affected more than 4,000 people. The woman, 24, “did not have any ID on her,” said King County sheriff’s spokesman Jason Houck, “and we don’t know why she was naked.” power restored 4 hours later at 5:30 a.m. tags: Naked Terrorism --- , Energy Communications Grid Incidents  , Drunk DUI --- , Utility Pole Crash

Drunken driver crashes into utility poles and flips causes power outag  www.dallasnews.com  Oct 17, 2016 - A drunk driver crashed into multiple utility poles in Uptown early Monday and caused apower outage in the surrounding area.The man crashed ... driver knocked out multiple utility poles in the crash, cutting power in the neighborhood. The SUV flipped in the crash and came to a rest on its roof.


*Timeline


Bomb squad called out to Turlock. Suspicious device ... - Modesto Bee
www.modbee.com/news/article132672594.htmlFeb 14, 2017 - The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department's bomb squad was called ... device wasdiscovered at about 4:15 a.m. by a Turlock Polic device was sounding and alarm and appeared to be a “square-type object” with wires protruding from it, police said. determined not explosive



Motorcyclist killed in crash with bus sign, utility pole on Northwest Side ...
www.mysanantonio.com/.../SAPD-Motorcyclist-killed-in-crash-with-sign-pole-10928...
Feb 13, 2017 - Motorcyclist killed in crash with bus sign, utility pole on Northwest Side ... 12, 2017, in a motorcycle crash in the 1000 block of St. Cloud.




*Timeline

Suspected pipe bomb found on power pole near Turlock | The Modesto Bee Apr 24, 2009 - TURLOCK -- The Merced County Sheriff's bomb squad is using robots to remove a suspected pipe bomb from a Turlock Irrigation District power ...

Man arrested after allegedly fleeing utility pole crash near Sebastopol ...
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Dec 27, 2011 - A man was arrested after he allegedly struck a utility pole then tried to flee the scene of the crash on state Highway 116.

Police: Driver arrested after hitting utility pole, fleeing scene | Local ...
www.wmur.com/news/police...arrested...utility-pole-fleeing.../26093058
WMUR‑TVMay 21, 2014 - A driver has been arrested on multiple charges after (deliberately?) hitting a utility pole and fleeing the scene of the crash, Hudson police said.

1 Killed, 4 Injured When Car Hits Utility Pole In Aurora  Alcohol found in car at scene of early morning crash that killed a Chicago woman and injured four others, Aurora police say.   March 8, 2015

May 8, 2015 May 8, 2015 - 2 injured power pole hit May 7, 2015 Police: 2 hurt after stolen vehicle crashes into Tacoma WA power pole

4,000 people out of power June 19, 2015 Seattle: Naked woman crashes into pole; causes power outage in Shoreline  A naked woman and possibly drunk crashed her Volkswagen Bettle into a Shoreline utility pole, causing a power outage that affected more than 4,000 people. The woman, 24, “did not have any ID on her,” said King County sheriff’s spokesman Jason Houck, “and we don’t know why she was naked.” power restored 4 hours later at 5:30 a.m. tags: Naked Terrorism --- , Energy Communications Grid Incidents  , Drunk DUI --- , Utility Pole Crash



Police: Man arrested for crashing into telephone pole and fleeing ...
www.pennlive.com/midstate/.../police_man_arrested_after_cras.html
The Patriot‑NewsAug 4, 2015 - Following the crash, police said Young left the accident scene on foot. ... arrested afterpolice said he hit a telephone pole and fled the scene ...

October 12, 2015 ·  Man arrested after hitting utility pole and leaving the scene www.your4state.com WHAG‑TVMan arrested after fleeing scene of accident ... they investigated a single motor vehicle crash after a James Chones, 44, struck a utility pole and fled the scene. Tri-State News Center October 12, 2015 ·   SWANTON MAN ARRESTED AFTER FLEEING SCENE
Swanton resident James Chones is in custody, after fleeing the scene of an accident Saturday night, in which his vehicle caused serious damage to a utility pole. Chones was driving west on Walnut Bottom Road, when he lost control of the car and hit the pole. He left the scene, and went to his house, a short distance away. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and negligent driving.

Nov 6, 2015   Fleeing driver hits power pole, causes outage in Castle Hills - KSAT.com  KSAT‑TV- Fleeing driver hits power pole, causes outage in Castle Hills ... SUV rolls over on I-10 · Man left with serious injuries after accident · DWI jail trip ... The car which police determined was stolen, slammed into a utility pole outside ...


Driver inattention suspected in crash that shut down part of Iowa Street ... www2.ljworld.com Feb 19, 2016 - Westar and WOW personnel survey the damage on Iowa Street just north of 27th Street, where a vehicle crashed through a utility pole, ...

Mar 4, 2016 - State Police: Albany NY  Driver arrested, accused of fleeing police, causing not accidental crash into utility pole cbs6albany.com WRGB ALBANY - State Police have arrested an Albany man they say failed pull ... struck a second vehicle, continued forward, struck a utility pole and ...

Mar 16, 2016  Driver Flees Scene After DUI not deliberately Hitting Pole ole www.newschannel5.com/ WTVF- Power crews were called to the scene of an early morning crash ... crash involving a DUI charge after a driver struck a utility pole before fleeing the area. ... He was arrested and charged with his third offense of driving under ... Alternative theory DUI is just a cover story for a deliberate crash

May 17, 2016  Driver crashes into utility pole while fleeing police in Bothell | Q13 FOX .. KCPQ- BOTHELL, Wash. — Police shut down Maltby Road on Tuesday after a driver (accidentally?) crashed into a utility pole while fleeing an officer.

1.235 customers 2 suspects June 21, 2016 Witness: Car's occupants fled after crashing into NW Rochester power pole, knocks out TV station  KTTC  Two people fled with their pet after their car car struck a pole in NW Rochester Tuesday ... RPU, Rochester Fire and Rochester Police all responded to the scene, with law ... the Bandel Heights Business Park, are without power as a result of the crash. ...

Crash brings down utility poles, cuts power to dozens in Ridley Twp ...
6abc.com/news/crash-cuts-power-to-dozens-in-ridley-twp-pa/1442226/ Jul 25, 2016 - Officials said a box truck hit sagging utility lines near Grand Avenue after 9 a.m., snapping three poles and initially knocking out power to 600 ...

Oct 9, 2016 Umina crash: Car strikes explodes after striking power pole and ... Australia NSW Central Coast The dramatic crash took place on Ryans Road at Umina Beach shortly before 9.30pm last night. Police and paramedics who responded to the incident arrives to find a Ford Falcon sedan had hit a power pole. www.dailytelegraph.com.au/...explodes...power-pole...down.../aa762cd256a20cf9cb073...Oct 9, 2016 - THREE young men are lucky to be alive after their car struck a power pole and exploded, bringing down several power lines and causing a ...

Mail Truck Crashes Through Utility Pole Into Tulsa Yard - NewsOn6 ... Oct 12, 2016 - The large truck hit a power pole, crashed through a residential fence and into a yard near Yale and Admiral. The nose of the truck hit the corner ...

Drunken driver crashes into utility poles and flips causes power outag  www.dallasnews.com  Oct 17, 2016 - A drunk driver crashed into multiple utility poles in Uptown early Monday and caused apower outage in the surrounding area.The man crashed ... driver knocked out multiple utility poles in the crash, cutting power in the neighborhood. The SUV flipped in the crash and came to a rest on its roof.

Co-pilot Renato Marchese Crashes Corporate Jet Into Utility  Pole Oct 18, 2016 - ... Suspected Intentional Islamist Terrorist Plane Crash Tuesday, October 12, 2016 he crashed a small aircraft into a utility pole in East Hartford, ...

Ukraine's Power Grid Gets Hacked Again, a Worrying Sign for ...
https://www.technologyreview.com/.../ukraines-power-grid-gets-hacked-again-a-worr...
Dec 22, 2016 - Russian hackers may be behind attacks leveled at the nation's power grid and artillery. The West should take note.
Car crash snaps utility pole, cuts power to residents | NJ.com
www.nj.com/ocean/index.../car_crash_snaps_utility_pole_cuts_power_to_residen.htm...
Jan 2, 2017 - MANCHESTER -- A car slammed into a utility pole early Sunday on Route 571, injuring the driver and cutting power to residents in the area.

January 7, 2017 crash, crime: damaged yard, power pole, car, reckless suspect arrested Harrisburg man arrested after alleged drive through yard hit-and-run on River Road in Eugene Oregon



Goleta Residents Lose Power, Close stret  After Car Crashes into Cathedral Oaks ...   CA noozhawk  Jan 14, 2017 - Some 2,700 customers lost power in Goleta on Saturday afternoon after a car slammed into a utility pole on Cathedral Oaks Road. The driver ... wreck left power lines down in the street, creating a hazard and forcing the closure of Cathedral Oaks.  The woman driving the car was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with minor injuries, Zaniboni said.  Her name and details on her condition were not available Saturday evening.

Driver crashes dry cleaning van into utility pole, knocks out power news4sanantonio.com Jan 25, 2017 - A man was injured in a crash in Northwest Bexar County Wednesday.The accidenthappened around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday on Toutant ...


Vehicle crashes into utility pole, causes power outage | WPBN
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Feb 12, 2017 - (WPBN/WGTU)-- Hundreds were without power after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole.The crash happened Sunday around 1:20 p.m. at the ...


Ephrata crash reportedly knocks down utility wires, causes power outage Feb 15, 2017 - A Wednesday night crash on E. Fulton Street in Ephrata reportedly downed a utility poleand caused a power outage affecting 246 residents, ...

Car hits utility pole, knocks out power in Washington County - WISN.com  Feb 18, 2017 - According to We Energies the pole was split in two and the crash knocked out power to 280 customers. Crews shut off power to a total of 400 ...




Car crash knocks pole across Power Blvd., into home | wwltv.com
www.wwltv.com/news/local/jefferson/car-crash-knocks-pole...power.../413490578
Feb 23, 2017 - The Acura continued north and ended up against a power pole, while the pickup truck was pushed into a utility pole that then fell onto the home ...

Power restored after vehicle crashes into utility pole in Richmond Feb 24, 2017 - RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Nearly 200 Dominion customers were without power in Richmond Friday morning after a driver hit a utility pole ...


Crash against electricity pole leaves 2 injured in Dania Beach local10  March 01, 2017. A driver crashed into a power pole on Tuesday in Dania Beach.


Man dies in power pole crash near Ashburton | Stuff.co.nz Man dies in power pole crash near Ashburton ... Last updated 08:11, March 5 2017. The serious crash unit is investigating a fatal crash near Ashburton.


Memphis, TN : Person critical after crashing into pole on ... on Monday, March 6, 2017 A person is in critical condition after a crash.


Woman Killed in West Babylon Crash After Striking Pole and ... West Babylon, NY - March 7, 2017 - Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash in West Babylon that killed a woman this morning. Deborah Leto, 61, of West Babylon, was driving her 2010 Nissan Murano northbound on Straight Path at the intersection of 9th Street when she lost control of her vehicle [for unknown reasons] and the vehicle struck a pole and a tree at approximately 8 a.m.


Power Pole Crash Triggers Outage; San Ysidro Middle School, HQ ... timesofsandiego.com Mar 9, 2017 - Car slams into power pole triggers a power outage that left San Ysidro Middle School and the San Ysidro School District headquarters building in the dark.

March 10, 2017

  1. Mar 10 Harwich crash snaps utility pole, road will be closed for hours.. Cape Cod MA
  2. Maine: Power restored after driver crashed into Old Town utility pole ... bangordailynews.com Mar 10, 2017 - The driver of a truck who crashed into a utility pole on Main Street Thursday ... and the Maine State Police were called in to reconstruct the crash, Miller said. ejected from the vehicle and remains hospitalized, according to local police. Caleb Nute, 21, crashed into the pole [for unknown reasons] speed and alcohol could be factors

March 11, 2017

  1. Car hits power pole; crash occurs near shots fired call - WREX.com . Mar 11, 2017 - Rockford Police responded to a shots fired call early Saturday morning and found a car that hit a power pole.
  2.  Power back on in Iowa County after crash - KTTC Rochester ... power-out-near-barneveld-after-car-hits-pole Mar 11, 2017 - Power is restored in Iowa County after a crash Saturday night. ... Officials had to shutpower off after a car hit a pole near Barneveld.
March 12, 2017
3 crashes

  1. Power outage restores on south side after erratic driver crashes into utility pole wishtv  Police say the driver hit a utility pole, snapping it at the bottom. March 12, 2017
  2. Police: LI Mom Hits Pole In DWI Crash With 9-Year-Old In Car  New york March 12, 2017 
  3. Driver killed in Iron Bridge Road crash hit tree, power pole wtvr Mar 12, 2017  headed east when he  lost control, crossed over the median and hit a tree and utility pole near the intersection

March 13, 2017
6 crashes

  1. Crash brings down pole, power lines on Kalaeloa Blvd. | KHON2 March 13, 2017
  2. Firefighters Battle Massive Santa Fe Springs Blaze Sparked by Crash ...   KTLA  Dark smoke rises from a fire in Santa Fe Springs on March 13, 2017. ... A sheared powerpole is seen at the site of a crash and fire in Santa Fe ...
  3. Driver crashes into power pole, large winter boots to bl ... .Mar 13, 2017 - A power pole was struck. Numerous traffic lights are out. Use caution at intersections. — Eau Claire Police (@EauClairePD) March 13, 2017 ...
  4. Car vs. power pole crash cuts power to more than 1,200 in Boise ...   BOISE - A car vs. power pole crash knocked out power to more than 1200 Idaho Power customers Monday afternoon. ... MDT March 13, 2017. A car vs. power ...
  5. Power Pole Crash (3/13/17) - WEAU  Mar 13, 2017 - Power Pole Crash (3/13/17). Power Pole Crash (3/13/17) ... Four people hospitalized after crash in Lake Hallie ...
  6. Pickup crashes into utility pole, leaves scene – WRNJ Radio . : Pickup crashes into utility pole, leaves scene. March 13, 2017 CRANDON LAKES, NJ  crash destroyed the service to their house pickup spinning wheels stuck then fled down Possaghi Road
  7. Woman taken to hospital after major Phoenix crash | 12NEWS.com  truck crashes into an electric pole, leaving the truck almost cut in half near 19th Avenue and McDowell Road., KPNX March 13, 2017.


Firefighters cut off roof in rescue after truck hits pole - News - Daytona ...
www.news-journalonline.com/.../20170313/firefighters-cut-off-roof-in-rescue-after-tr...
Mar 13, 2017 - ... a pole on Indian Lake Road in Daytona Beach Monday, Mar. 13, 2017. ... Staton did not know the cause of the crash and said Daytona Beach ...


Fire Consumes Buildings, Cars in Santa Fe Springs After Truck Hits Utility Pole www.nbclosangeles.com Mar 14, 2017 · A utility truck crash downed a ... Surveillance footage shows the moment a truck crashed into a power pole and ignited a fire that ...  utility truck was spotted by NewsChopper4 next to a sheared hydrant and damaged pole.  driver, unharmed, getting escorted out of his truck by a firefighter. Police said it's too soon to tell whether he'll be cited or face any charges and is treating the incident as a traffic accident


Utility pole crash shuts down two blocks of S. West Avenue ... Michigan  vehicle crashes into a pole near the intersection of South West Avenue and West Washington Avenue on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  pickup dodging another vehicle crashed into a utility pole.  crashed into a utility pole near W. Washington Avenue after it dodged another car heading east on W. Washington that had disregarded the traffic signal The pickup crashed into the pole, causing it to split open, crushed a utility box located at the base of the pole and caused heavy damage to the truck's front end, Hitt said.

Police: Crash, downed pole shuts down Edsall Rd. for ... - WTOP.com Mar 15, 2017 - WASHINGTON — A car crash on Edsall Road in Virginia between Alexandria and Springfield downed a utility pole and sent electrified power lines across the ...



  1. TEMECULA: Driver hits power pole in early morning accident | Valley ... myvalleynews.com 
  2. Mar 16, 2017 - A man sheared a power pole in half and suffered moderate injuries when he ... A preliminary investigation into the crash revealed the driver of the ... Motorist hospitalized after vehicle rams into utility pole toppling power lines.
  3. Driver cited in Wall Street power pole crash that blacked out 1100 - KTVZ Mar 16, 2017 - A Bend man was cited for reckless driving Wednesday night after he veered off Wall Street and sheared off a power pole while reaching for a cellphone, officers ...
  4. Van hits stolen truck; power pole collapses in Steuben Co. crash | WANE  Mar 16, 2017 - STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – 8 hr repair  crash involving a stolen vehicle that caused a power pole to collapse. 1996 Dodge pickup truck which had been stolen from Auburn struck by a 2016 Ford E350 van was was attempting to go around the truck.   van also left the northwest corner and struck a NIPSCO utility pole, causing the pole to partially come down with wires in the road


Mar 18, 2017
  1. Worker trapped after snow plow pulls down power lines, utility poles 13wham.com Mar 18, 2017 - RPD: Worker trapped after snow plow pulls down power lines, utility poles ... RG&E says the power has been restored to customers affected by the crash.
  2. Truck crashes into utility pole in Holmesburg; 2 critically injured www.philly.com Mar 18, 2017 - PECO spokeswoman Sabrina Brooks said 317 customers lost power as a result of the broken utility pole. As of 8:30 a.m., most had their power ...
  3. Deadly Crash Into Utility Pole Closes Part of Greenback for hours fox40.com Mar 18, 2017


Blackout after teen girls crash car into power pole in ... - Perth Now Mar 19, 2017 - NEARLY 2000 homes were without electricity when a car snapped a power pole in Kewdale this morning.

March 20, 2017

  1. Crash knocks out power for hundreds in university area | WCNC.com www.wcnc.com/news/traffic/crash-knocks-out-power-for-hundreds.../423864499 Mar 20, 2017 - A crash in northeast Charlotte knocked out power for hundreds of Duke ... a vehicle drove off the right side of the roadway [for unknown reasons] and hit a utility pole.
  2. Power restored in Bay County after car-pole crash | MLive.com Michigan Mar 20, 2017 - Power restored in Bay County after car-pole crash ... Kawkawlin Township where they found a car sheared in half after striking a Consumers Energy utility pole.
  3. Accident brings down power pole in Hampton | WAVY-TV Mar 20, 2017 - HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A car accident brought a power pole down in Hampton Monday evening. Dispatchers say emergency crews were called to the 400 ...


Car crashes into utility pole, causes power outage in southwest Las Vegas www.reviewjournal.com Mar 21, 2017 - More than 2,100 people were without power in the southwest valley Tuesday after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole, Las Vegas police said. The crash ...

March 22, 2107 

  1. Car hits utility pole, causes power outage Wednesday in Layton  Mar 22, 2017 - A car that crashed into a utility pole near Antelope Drive and Hill Field Road has ... the area, including at Northridge High School, which is just north of the crash.
  2. One Hurt In Car-Pole Crash On Broadway | MYEVERETTNEWS.com WA  March 22, 2017. Police Blotter · car pole. The car was going south on Broadway when the driver lost control. car pole.
  3. Lawrenceburg man killed in crash - cincinnati.com  Mar 22, 2017 · A Lawrenceburg man was killed when he lost control of his vehicle [unknown reasons] and struck a utility pole


  1. UPDATE | Power fully restored after car crashed into utility pole in ...www.wrdw.com
  2. Mar 23, 2017 - (WRDW/WAGT) -- Morgan Road was blocked at both ends after an accident where a car hit a utility pole, knocking out power for thousands of ...
  3. Truck pole crash knocks out Route 1 traffic lights, power in South Brunswick nj1015 Mar 23, 2017 - The downed utility pole knocked out several key traffic lights which will impact the afternoon commute.


March 24, 2017  Crash takes out power pole along Poinsett Hwy - FOX ...carolina  crash occurred in Greenville County Saturday evening. flipped on its side


Vehicle Vs. Power Pole Crash 170 Outage | myMotherLode.com Mar 24, 2017 - Yosemite Road crash creates power outage Sonora, CA lights are back on for the 170 customers in the Woodham Carne Road area of Sonora. A solo-vehicle crashed into a power pole on Yosemite Road just after 4 p.m.

1 killed in crash with power pole in Moreno Valley - Press Enterprise Mar 25, 2017 - One person was killed in a crash with a power pole in Moreno Valley on Saturday, March 25, fire officials said. The crash was reported about 2:39 a.m. in. driver of a vehicle -- who died from their injuries at the scene -- crashed into a power pole, causing lines to come down and prompting a portion of the road to be closed for repairs



  1. Car Crash in Menlo Park March 26, 2017 - menlofire.org  March 26, 2017 vehicle crash, with one vehicle into a pole.
  2. Mar 26, 2017 Three utility poles "accidentally" destroyed by drunken driver in Stoneham MA crash, police say - WCVB-TV   ... The roadway was closed as crews worked to restore power to the area. Fire officials says worse damage he's ever seen

Mar 27, 2017
  1. UPDATE: Crash shears 2 power poles, closing Eastside Road Redding CA Mar 27, 2017 - A possibly drunken driver sheared two power poles on Eastside Road while fleeing another crash he'd caused, say officers with the Redding Police Department. Nothing indicates terrorism or deliberate attack.
  2. 3/27/2017 Car flips, crashes into utility pole driver flees Action News 5 - Memphis ... A car flipped and hit a utility pole in Memphis on Monday afternoon. driver of the car ran away after the crash happened.
  3. Drunk Driver Accidentally Crashes Into 4 Utility Poles In Stoneham, Causing Closures ... Mar 26, 2017 - Utility poles lay across William Street after Stoneham Police say a drunk driver plowed into ... “The result was an incredibly destructive crash, but somehow no one was ... A number of people were without power for several hours and as of early ... Alleged drunken driver downs 4 utility poles in most destructive single car crash ever seen www.masslive.com Mar 26, 2017 - STONEHAM - A man crashed his car into four utility poles, downing wires, creating an hours-long power outage and prompting the fire chief to declare it the most ...most destructive single-vehicle crash he has ever seen.  The driver, Ryan T. Carney, 22, of Woburn, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle following the 12:43 a.m. crash on Sunday. Nothing indicates terrorism as possible motive.  Man faces drunken-driving charges after crash KOs power in Stoneham Laurel J. Sweet Monday, March 27, 2017Ryan T. Carney, 22, of Woburn “was slu rring his speech and had a strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath,” when police found him and a male passenger, also 22, standing by a fence near the scene of the crash on William Street shortly before 12:45 a.m. yesterday. Both men declined medical attention, authorities said. Stoneham fire Chief Matthew Grafton called the wreckage “the most widespread amount of damage I have seen from a single vehicle crash in my career.”
  4. Car strikes utility pole, closes part of Sylvania Ave ... Toledo Blade Mar 27, 2017 · Published on March 27, 2017 ... is closed following a car crash. Sylvania Township police say a car struck and knocked down a utility pole


  1. Scarborough road reopens car hits utility pole - Portland Press Herald www.pressherald.com/2017/03/28/crash-knocks-out-power-to-2300-in-scarborough/ Mar 28, 2017 - The accident on Broadturn Road knocked out power to more than 2,000 customers .... while crews replaced a power pole following an early morning car crash.
  2. Maine:  CMP shuts off power to replace utility pole after crash in Winslow | WPFO Mar 28, 2017 - WINSLOW (WGME) -- A driver crashed into a utility power in Winslow Tuesday morning, causing CMP to shut off power to the area.Around 7:20 ...



  1. Minor injury crash shears pole | Idaho County Free Press ...Mar 29, 2017 · Minor injury crash shears pole Situation reminder to avoid downed power lines. 
  2. Crash, downed power pole temporarily closes PCH in Malibu | abc7.com Mar 29, 2017 - A car crash that resulted in a downed power pole shut down both sides of Pacific Coast Highway, snarling the morning commute in the Malibu area on Wednesday. ... A car crash that resulted in a downed power pole temporarily shut down both sides of Pacific Coast Highway, snarling the 


  1. Car-pole crash downs power line and blocks traffic on West Main ...Michigan  Mar 30, 2017 - Traffic was diverted for hours after a car crashed into a utility pole in the 1700 block of West Main Street on Thursday, March 30. No serious injuries were ...
  2. Vehicle crashes into a pole on Rockford Eastside, Injuries reported ...
  3. rockfordscanner.com/2017/.../vehicle-crashes-into-a-pole-on-rockford-eastside-injuri...
  4. Mar 30, 2017 - A vehicle has crashed into a pole near 6th Street and Chamberlain. ... Vehicle crashesinto a pole on Rockford Eastside, Injuries reported 
  5. March 30, 2017 Crews repair power pole after car crashes along TV Highway - KPTV ...
  6. www.kptv.com/story/.../crews-repair-power-pole-after-car-crash-along-tv-highwayMar 30, 2017 - Crews repair power pole after car crashes along TV Highway ... By FOX 12 Staff ... Beaverton Police (@BeavertonPolice) 


Police: Illegal Wrong-Way Driver Hits Utility Pole, Knocking out Power ... wnep   Police: Wrong-Way Driver Hits Utility Pole, Knocking out Power. Posted 11:10 pm, April 1, 2017

April 2, 2017 Car crashes into utility pole, causing outages in south Austin | KXAN.com AUSTIN (KXAN) — Parts of south Austin are without power after a car ran into a utility poleSunday morning. Police say the crash happened just ...

  April 6, 2017 Drivers urged to avoid Broken Arrow intersection following crash into power pole Thursday afternoon issued a traffic advisory saying a traffic collision involving a power pole will cause delays Tulsa World




4/7/2017  Bombs bring down scores of power poles in southern Thailand ...  www.news1130.com  Apr 7, 2017 at 6:41 am PDT ... Most of the attacks occurred early Friday in Muslim-majority provinces in Buddhist-dominated ... launchers and other heavy weapons attacked apolice checkpoint in Yala, injuring six officers. Suspected Muslim insurgents set off dozens of bombs in southern Thailand, bringing down power lines and setting tires on fire to block roads. Security officials said there were no reports of deaths or injuries.  Most of the attacks occurred early Friday in Muslim-majority provinces in Buddhist-dominated Thailand’s deep south,  52 electric poles were damaged by explosives in the provinces of Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat, and Songkhla, causing scattered minor blackouts.

April 5, 2017 Car slams into utility pole, knocks out power around Lake Stevens Seattle KOMO News - Some homes around Lake Stevens lost power early Wednesday morning after a car plowed into a utility pole. utility pole was completely toppled over by the impact.  Scattered power outages were reported in areas around Lake Stevens, Marysville and even a few in Granite Falls.

3 dead after car strikes pole, splits in half | WPRI 12 Eyewitness News Providence, New Bedford,   April 6, 2017, 6:16 pm ... PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating after a single-car crash in Pawtucket claimed the lives of three people

Apr 6, 2017 Domestic terrorist tried to blow up A NV Energy transformer box on Commendation Drive, near Buffalo Drive and Spring Mountain Nicolai Mork: 5 Fast Facts 

April 7, 2017  Hit and run (deliberate?) crash brings down traffic lights, utility pole on Raleigh road | WNCN  Crash brings down traffic lights, utility pole on Raleigh road ... The driver slammed his vehicle into a utility pole on the northeast side of Atlantic Avenue and ... Hammond Road at Tryon in Raleigh back open after wind takes down power lines ... driver ran from the scene of the crash, but investigators do have the vehicle.

ap 24 crash: chop down utility pole  Graves Man Arrested for Chopping Down Utility Pole  West Kentucky Star  GRAVES COUNTY, KY - A Graves County man faces charges after he allegedly chopped down a power pole. According to the Graves County Sheriff's West Kentucky Rural Electric received a call of a power outage Monday in the 1700 block of Slaughter Road. When they arrived at the scene, the linemen found a power pole lying on the ground. The resident of the home, 40-year-old Jared Hayes, told workers he chopped the pole down with an ax...would sell back the transformer..  Man accused of chopping down utility pole - Austin American-Statesman Man arrested after chopping down electric pole in Graves Co., KY - KFVS


  1. ap 26 Crash at intersection cuts power in Moerewa New Zealand Herald One of the cars involved struck a power pole, cutting electricity to about 290 households. Photo / Peter de Graaf. A crash in Moerewa yesterday cut ...rash occurred at the intersection of Mason Ave and Wynyard St about 11.15am. The impact as one car was shunted into a power pole was not enough to bring down the pole but it did snap the wires.
  2. ap 26 Power Restored to 18,000 After Vehicle Crashes Into Pole MSN.com More than 18000 were without power for over an hour after a juvenile driver crashed into a pole on Gerber Road near Wilbur Way just before 3 a.m. ...A juvenile driver is someone under the age of 21 operating a motor vehicle. Power Restored After Vehicle Crashes Into Pole « CBS Sacramento drugs and alcohol were not factors in the incident.
  3. ap 26 crash: crime: driver arrested  Intersection with Sycamore Road blocked for hours off after car hits power pole [driver arrested] MyStateline.com MACHESNEY PARK IL pole split in half when it was hit by a car has been replaced and power has been restored. 2nd Street at ... Corvette lost control heading southbound  driver was not injured and was taken into police custody.  7200 watts of electricity could pose a danger to motorists, forcing officials to close the road.  ..crews will have to dig it out and replace it with a new one, a process they say will take several hours.
  4. Ap 26 crash: rampage into utility pole outage: 500 injured: 1  Power restored after speeding car leaves road hits pole 500 outaged on James Island Live 5 News Power has been restored to about 500 SCE and G customers after a crash on James Island that also sent one person to the hospital. Wednesday night after 11 p.m.  According to a report, a motorist was speeding when his vehicle careened off the roadway, hit a curb, two traffic signs and two trees in addition to a utility pole.