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Power restored to northern SLO County residents after outage caused by crash

A red sports car reportedly crashed into a power pole in northern San Luis Obispo County on Tuesday, causing 1,745 people in the area to lose power.
A red sports car reportedly crashed into a power pole in northern San Luis Obispo County on Tuesday, causing 1,745 people in the area to lose power.

More than 1,700 people were left without power near Heritage Ranch on Tuesday after a red sports car crashed into a power pole near Godfrey Road and Chimney Rock Road.

The crash was reported about 1:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash also caused a brush fire, the CHP said. No one was hurt.

According to PG&E, 1,745 people in the area near Nacimiento Lake were without power following the crash. By about 4:20 p.m., power had been restored.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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