Accident Knocks Out Power to Hundreds

WILMINGTON -- More than 250 people lost power Thursday morning, after a car slammed into a utility pole.

It happened on Landsdowne Road in Wilmington around 5:00 a.m.

Progress Energy crews blocked off portions of the road to replace the damaged pole and downed power lines.

The power is now back on in that area.

Reported by Bernadette Jay