Car reportedly hits pole in Bergen, causing power outage
Submitted by Howard B. Owens on January 29, 2014 - 6:33pm
A car vs. pole accident is reported in the area of 6520 N. Lake Road, Bergen.
Power is out in the area.
Bergen fire and Mercy EMS responding.
UPDATE 6:34 p.m.: Responders advised to use caution upon approach. Possible pole and wires down.
UPDATE 6:35 p.m.: Chief on scene. One vehicle off the road.
UPDATE 6:37 p.m.: The car missed the pole, but hit the guy wire. Power is out in the area. No injuries. The chief says the assignment can be held to just him. No need for fire or EMS.
UPDATE 6:39 p.m.: The pole is the responsibility of Bergen Electric.
UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: Bergen chief back in service. Scene turned over to law enforcement.