Three-car crash causes power outages in South Utica, New Hartford

The crash happened at the corner of French Road and Lomond Place happened around 11:30 a.m.

Posted: Feb 6, 2019 2:49 PM
Updated: Feb 6, 2019 5:41 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- A three-car crash is causing power outages Wednesday in South Utica and New Hartford

The crash happened at the corner of French Road and Lomond Place happened around 11:30 a.m.

Utica police say that preliminary investigations are leading them to believe that a driver disregarded a stop sign.

One of the vehicles jumped the curb and stuck the pole, causing it to split and power to go out.

National Grid is still on scene and Utica police are asking everyone to avoid the area.

According to National Grid more than 100 customers are without power and it is expected to be restored around 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

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