Driver arrested after crashing into utility pole
Wreck knocks power out for nearby residents
A man in his 20's was arrested late Saturday night after police say he slammed into a utility pole, knocking out power to the surrounding area.
It happened just after 11:30 p.m. near Acme Road and Castroville.
Police say the man was heading down Acme Road when he veered left, jumped a curb then slammed into a utility pole and a tree.
He was arrested for DWI.
The surrounding area lost power for about 35 minutes as a result of the crash.
Damage to the utility pole is estimated at $8000.