UPDATE: Power is restored to hundreds of people in Tyler, left in the dark after a car accident. Tyler Police tells us all traffic lights are back up and running. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
TYLER (KYTX) -- Oncor reports 1,500 people are without power in Tyler after a car accident. A utility pole was snapped in half on East 5th Street shortly after 9 Thursday night.
Most outages are located near Golden Road and East 5th and from South Broadway North of 5th Street. This outage has also knocked out power to traffic lights. Drivers are urged to use caution when approaching intersections.
The power company is working to restore electricity. No word tonight if the driver who caused the accident was injured.