Power Outage, Fire After Crash On Forest Drive

Car crashes into a utility pole in Forest Acres

Columbia, SC (WLTX) A car crashed into a utility pole early this morning causing power outages, a small fire, and a road closure. 

According to Brick Lewis with the Columbia Fire Department the accident happened around 7:20 AM when  a car hit a utiltity pole causing part of Forest Drive to be shut down and some residents to lose power.   The accident caused bout $7,500 worth of damage.

No word yet on the condition of the driver. 

The accident remains under investigation 


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