Commercial truck crashes into hydro pole near Listowel: OPP

Provincial police said a commercial vehicle hit a hydro police on Road 152 near Line 88 northeast of Listowel. (Spencer Turcotte/CTV Kitchener)

A crash near Listowel has knocked out power in the area.

Provincial police said a commercial vehicle hit a hydro police on Road 152 near Line 88 northeast of Listowel.

In a tweet, officials said the incident happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The OPP said injuries from the crash are not life-threatening.

A Hydro One crew was called to the scene to help with repairs. Around 3,400 residents were without power due to the crash. Officals with Hydro One said crews were able to supply customers through an alternate line, and by 4:30 p.m. only 100 were still without power. They estimate power will be fully restored by 6 p.m.

#PerthOPP are responding to a single-vehicle collision on Road 152, near Line 88 (NE of Listowel). A commercial motor vehicle collided with a hydro pole at 11 a.m.. Injuries are not life-threatening. @HydroOne crew on scene to assist. Localized power outage. ^dr pic.twitter.com/p10cW3938G

— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) August 31, 2021