Crash in Sandwich Causes Power Outages, Road Closure

police carSANDWICH – A woman was taken to the hospital this morning after her vehicle took down a utility pole in Sandwich causing power outages.

Police and rescue crews arrived to the scene on Race Lane just after 3:30 this morning to find a pole down with power lines hanging low.

Sandwich Sergeant Timothy Kane said NStar crews were called to the scene and cut the wires to make the area safe which resulted in the outages.

Race Lane and Farmersville Road are closed in the areas of Great Hill Road and Newtown Road as crews are replacing the pole.

Advertisement

The woman suffered injuries described as non life-threatening.

Sandwich Police are still investigating the accident.