Witnesses helped free three girls who were in a car that struck a pole in Waterbury around 2:30 a.m.
Witnesses heard two loud booms, went to investigate and saw that a car that had slammed into a pole in the area of 1400 East Main Street and Hamilton Park Road.
Three girls were inside the vehicle and people rushed to get them out. There were no serious injuries, police said.
“(T)he transformer had blown and there was a car that had hit the whole transformer. The whole pole (had) fallen on top of the car,” Melissa Cagle, of Waterbury, said.
Power was knocked out, but has since been restored and the street was closed, but has since reopened.
No additional information was immediately available.