Driver Strikes Pole; Power Out In Area


ATLANTA - A wreck blocked Northside Drive in southwest Atlanta on Thursday morning.

The driver of a pickup truck struck a pole. Channel 2's Amy Napier Viteri was at the scene as crews worked to move the truck from the side of the road.

Police said alcohol might have played a role in the crash.

The crash led to power outages in the area. Georgia Power workers were working to restore power. They said it might take several hours.