Police say around 11 a.m., 66-year-old Marguerite Zalaud crashed her van head on into a pole at Roosevelt Boulevard and Garfield Street. Police said she was experiencing a medical issue.
Drivers and pedestrians were asked to avoid the area as roads were shut down for about two hours. EWEB says they’re working on replacing the pole.
“We don’t have any customers without power. We will be replacing the pole. To what extent we’re not sure right now, but the pole will need to be replaced,” said EWEB employee Brian Shepherd.
EWEB says the pole services 5,000-6,000 customers. About five people will be without power when they do replace it. It could take 10 to 12 hours to replace. EWEB says there’s no danger to residents.