2,700 lose electricity after car hits power pole

Posted at 3:01 PM, May 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-18 18:09:27-04
Photo of Consumers Energy outage map

Photo of Consumers Energy outage map

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Roughly 2,700 people lost power after a vehicle struck a power pole along 4 Mile Road Monday afternoon.

According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened at about 2:04 p.m. at 4 Mile Road and Miramar Avenue NE.   Power lines were down in the area and the road was closed, officials said.   No injuries have been reported.

2,701 people lost power just after 2 p.m.  but the power has since been restored.