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Car crashes into power pole, crews working to restore power

According to the Klamath Falls Police Department's Facebook page, a single car crashed into a live power pole in front of Denny's Saturday.

Posted: Apr 27, 2019 8:36 PM

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- According to the Klamath Falls Police Department's Facebook page, a single car crashed into a live power pole in front of Denny's Saturday. 

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. near 2947 South 6th Street. 

Police said the car was occupied by one female driver, who was taken to Sky Lakes Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. 

The crash will cause traffic to be diverted for several hours. The incident is still under investigation. 

As of 8:25 p.m., Pacific Power's website said 52 customers in Klamath Falls are without power. The website says an estimated time of restoration is before 4:00 a.m. Sunday. 

Around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Pacific Power tweeted:

"We are aware of the outage in Klamath Falls, OR affecting approximately 1973 customers. The cause of the outage is under investigation. The estimated time of restoration is 9:00 pm."

This is a developing story and will be updated with the latest information as it becomes available. 

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