Nova Scotia

Crash knocks live power lines to ground in Dartmouth

Prince Albert Road has reopened to traffic after a vehicle struck a power pole bringing down live power lines Friday morning.

People ordered out of 2 homes for safety reasons

A vehicle struck a power pole around 10:30 a.m. after on Prince Albert Road between Pleasant and Ochterloney streets. (Rob Cirtwell/CBC)

Prince Albert Road has reopened to traffic after a vehicle struck a power pole bringing down live power lines Friday morning.

Firefighters in Dartmouth ordered people out of two homes on the block, because live power lines had been knocked to the ground.

The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. after a vehicle struck a power pole on Prince Albert Road between Pleasant and Ochterloney streets.

Nova Scotia Power crews were dispatched to the scene.

There were no outages reported on the utility’s live outage map.

Prince Albert Road was closed to traffic in both directions but reopened around 11:30 a.m.

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