Driver Rescued After Hitting Pole, Getting Trapped in Car in Ellington

Route 83 ihas reopened in Ellington due to a crash.

Wires were knocked down in the crash, which happened after 2:30 p.m. near Highland Avenue. A car struck a telephone pole.

Connecticut Light & Power responded to shut off the power and then Ellington firefighters extricated the driver from the car.

The power company is working to replace the pole. It's unclear how long that will take. CL&P's outage map reported that 1,033 households didn't have power as of 4:34 p.m. due to the crash.

There is no word on whether the driver was injured.

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