Fayetteville crash causes power outage

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A car crash caused a power outage in portions of Fayetteville. (Credit: Fayetteville Police )

The Fayetteville Police Department responded to a crash Sunday morning on Glen Canyon Drive that knocked out power to nearby residents.

Officers say that a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse struck a utility pole near the intersection of Long Branch Drive around 1 a.m. The car then struck a utility pole and a chain link fence, causing the electricity to go out in portions of Foxfire neighborhood.

Portions of Bonanza Drive, Yadkin Road, and Morganton Road were also without power.

The crash closed Glen Canyon Drive and traffic was diverted.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and is in critical condition; the name of the driver has not been released.

The Fayetteville Police Department is conducting an investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact officers with the Fayetteville Police Department's Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1885 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-8477.
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