Crash causes power outages, blocks lane in Spartanburg

Police are blocking the scene of a downed power line on E. St. John Street in Spartanburg.

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) — Police say a truck downed a power pole in the city of Spartanburg.

The traffic accident happened early Wednesday morning on St. John Street beside Papa’s Breakfast Nook.

7News crew on the scene saw the power pole leaning over the street, with one lane of traffic blocked shortly after 7 a.m.

Duke Energy shows an outage impacting 39 customers in the area.

The outage was reported around 6:13 a.m. Power is expected to be restored by 2 p.m.

This is a developing story.

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