South Windsor

Crash Closes Part of Route 5 in South Windsor, Knocks Out Power to Area

South Windsor Fire Department

A crash has closed part of Route 5 in South Windsor and power is out in the area, according to police.

Firefighters were called to Route 5 and Strong Road around 5:45 a.m. after getting a report of a crash with injuries.

According to fire officials, a car hit a telephone pole and rolled and then completely sheared the pole. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital, they added. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time.

Officers said Route 5 is closed from Sullivan Avenue to Governors Highway.

The area is without power at this time and crews are on scene working to restore it. There is no estimate on when power will be restored.

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