Traffic accident knocks out power to some Bathurst-area residents

A section of Bridge Street in Bathurst was closed to traffic on Thursday, March 9th, following a traffic accident that reportedly knocked out power to a number of area residents.

Details are few, however reports on social media indicate a vehicle struck a power pole.

No word yet on how many NB Power customers were affected, weather there were any injuries or what may have caused the crash.

We've reached out to the Bathurst Police Force and NB Power for details.