Kearney Lake Road crash cuts electricity for 2 hours

Halifax Regional Police say they are investigating the cause of a collision that sent a 67-year-old woman to hospital.

Halifax Regional Police say they are investigating collision that sent 67-year-old driver to hospital

Traffic on part of Kearney Lake Road was blocked off Sunday afternoon. (Submitted by Mike McDonald)

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. 

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