Power restored in Beech Island area after car crashes into power pole

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
A car hit a utility pole on Saturday night, causing power outages. (WRDW-TV)

A car hit a utility pole on Saturday night, causing power outages. (WRDW-TV)

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

BEECH ISLAND, S.C. -- Deputies say one person has been taken to the hospital after being trapped inside a vehicle Saturday evening.

The accident happened around 9:45 p.m. on Pine Log Road near Storm Branch Road in Aiken County.

We're told the vehicle hit a power pole, which caused some power outages in the area.

SCE&G reported almost 800 people were out of power as of 11 p.m., but half of them were restored by 1 a.m.

The power company says all of the outages were restored Sunday morning.

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