Power restored to Franklin St. in Chapel Hill following car crash, Cameron Ave. reopened

A map of the power outages as of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Duke Energy image

UPDATE:

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — Town of Chapel Hill officials say power has been restored to more than 200 customers and Cameron Avenue from Wilson Street to Mallette Street has been reopened.


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — Power is out for more than 200 customers in Chapel Hill after a car crashed into a power pole Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

The Duke Energy website estimates that the 229 customers without power will have it restored by 6 a.m. Thursday.

A previous estimate for restored power was by 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the website.

The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. on Cameron Ave at Mallette Street when a vehicle left the road and hit a  power pole.

Power is out on Cameron Avenue and South Columbia Street to Franklin Street and Church Street, officials said.

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