WINCHESTER — A two-vehicle collision cut power to more than 230 customers shortly before 3:40 p.m. last night. The crash occurred on the corner of Spruit and Country Rd. 31 just North of Ben’s Gas Bar in Winchester. SD&G OPP Constable Tylor Copeland confirms, “It was a two vehicle crash, the car in the photo struck the pole following the collision with the other vehicle — an SUV. The driver of the car was charged under the Highway traffic act – fail to yield – uncontrolled intersection. The 72-year-old female driver of the car was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.”
“The driver of the SUV was not injured, ” he added.
Hydro One estimated it would take until 11:30 last evening to restore power.
Four Hydro One trucks and their crews were working on scene at the site north of the Pioneer gas station before 9:30 p.m. The outage involved a triangular area north of Winchester along 31, approaching Morewood.
This story was edited to reflect information on the drivers involved.