Vehicle Crashes in Grand Rapids, Knocks Out Power Downtown

Posted at 10:42 AM, May 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-13 12:16:51-04
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Crash scene near Michigan and Fuller in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A semi truck that crashed near a Grand Rapids intersection knocked out power Tuesday morning to buildings throughout the downtown area.

The crash happened at around 10:30 a.m. near Michigan Street and Fuller Avenue.  It appears a Family Dollar semi truck slammed into a utility pole.

We’re told Grand Rapids Police headquarters has lost power, among other buildings downtown, including the Heritage Hill neighborhood.  More than 1,000 Consumers Energy customers are without power.

A Consumers Energy crew at the scene tells FOX 17 News that power should be restored within the next two hours.

Here is a link to the Consumers Energy Power Outage Map.

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