Main Street in Newington Reopens After Crash

Main Street in Newington has reopened after a car crashed into a utility pole and caused hundreds of power outages on Tuesday morning.

The car crashed into the utility pole on Main Street shortly after midnight, police said. The crash closed Main Street between Dowd Street and Mountain View Drive through rush hour and reopened shortly before 8:00 a.m. Drivers were encouraged to seek alternate routes.

Eversource was at the scene to make repairs and clean up, police said.

There were nearly 500 outages reported in Newington, but they have since been restored, according to Eversource.

It is unclear if anyone was injured in the crash. Investigators are working to determine what may have caused the accident.

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