Halifax Regional Police is investigating following a collision on Tuesday night, which resulted in a power pole being severed and power lines being dropped.
On Tuesday, at around 8:48 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Windmill Road in Dartmouth.
Police say Windmill Road at Fernhill Drive is expected to be closed to traffic in both directions for most of the night while repairs are made.
Police arrested a 36-year-old driver from Dartmouth, who was later released and charged with refusal of a blood demand. The driver is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
The investigation continues.