MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) - More than 800 American Electric Power customers are without power Thursday evening following an accident.
Dispatchers in Madison County say a one-vehicle accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. where a car ended up on its side. A power pole snapped and brought a live power line down.
This happened in the area of 600 N and 400 W.
No one was seriously hurt in the crash.
Madison County EMA sent out a tweet reporting 835 customers were without power following the accident.
Police say most people were without power from 600 N and 400 W over to SR 9. Power crews will try to reverse the power and say power could be restored by 10 p.m. Officers say at most, it could be 5 --6 hours before repairs are complete.
AEP responded to the scene.
Check back with WISHTV.com for updates.
UPDATE 10:45 P.M.: Many Indiana State Police dispatches were reporting accidents on major roads due to slick weather conditions Sunday night.
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