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Crash in Palos Heights leaves some without power


Updated: January 6, 2014 12:59PM

A one-car crash in Palos Heights temporarily left hundreds of customers without power Wednesday afternoon, ComEd said.

A vehicle went off the road at Ridgeland Avenue and West 126th Place and struck a pole that helps feed electricity to the area, according to Palos Heights police.

The driver was injured and was taken to a local hospital, police said. Details on the person’s condition were not immediately available.

About 800 ComEd customers lost electricity after the crash at 12:30 p.m., but most had their power restored by about 2 p.m., according to a ComEd spokesman.

Police are investigating.

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