Vehicle Crash Takes Out Large Pole and Cuts Power
By John Palminteri of KEYT News
A rollover car crash last night about 11 p.m. brought down a large power pole on Highway 192 (Foothill Rd.) by Willowglen. The driver was not seriously injured but taken to Cottage Hospital for further evaluation according to Santa Barbara City Fire officials on the scene.
A Honda Civic with a smashed front end and broken windows was at the scene. The roadway was closed for hours. Telecommunications and Edison lines were across all lanes and the hillside. At one point 2400 customers were in the dark in San Roque, parts of State St. and De la Vina down to Oak Park. The cause of the accident is not known.
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