A car crash on Kearney Lake Road cut power for 4,820 customers in the Halifax area for about two hours Sunday afternoon.

Halifax Regional Police say a 67-year-old woman was sent to hospital to be assessed after her car hit a power pole shortly after 2:00 p.m. 

Staff Sgt. Barb Saunders says police are still investigating the cause of the collision. 

Nova Scotia Power said electricity was restored shortly after 4 p.m.

Police closed Kearney Lake Road from the Bedford Highway to Dunbrack Street as crews worked to restore electricity.

At 4:30 p.m., it was still down to only one lane.