UPDATE: Power Outage in West Medford Caused by Car Crash, Now Resolved

Pacific Power reported an outage of 270 customers earlier today in west Medford, near W McAndrews and W Jackson.

Posted: Jun. 11, 2018 11:54 AM
Updated: Jun. 11, 2018 2:07 PM

UPDATE: Power has now been restored to the affected areas of west Medford, according to Pacific Power.

(Updated as of 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11)

Pacific Power has confirmed that the power outage in west Medford was caused by a car crashing into a power pole. There is no word yet on whether anyone was injured in the crash.

Power crews expect to have the pole repaired and power restored by 2 p.m. today.

(Updated as of 12:20 p.m. on Monday, June 11)

MEDFORD, Ore. — Pacific Power is currently reporting an outage of 270 customers in west Medford, near the intersection of W McAndrews Road and W Jackson Street.

NewsWatch 12 is working to confirm the cause of the outage and how long it will be in effect. This is a developing story.

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