Car hits utility pole and causes early morning power outage and roadblock along York Street

CSRA Traffic

Aiken Public Safety is on the scene of an accident on York Street.

It happened a little after 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.  

A single vehicle hit a utility pole causing major power outages. 

Injuries are reported, no word on the extent. 

Traffic is completely blocked from York Street to Rutland and York Street to Kershaw.

According to the Aiken Public Safety Traffic Supervisor, traffic is being diverted off York Street northbound on to Kershaw Street and southbound traffic onto Rutland Drive (118 Bypass).

At this time SCE&G are working to repair the damage as quickly as possible, and it may still take a few hours to complete.

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