A BC Hydro crew works to restore power around 8 a.m. Aug. 17 after a vehicle accident on Lakelse Ave. near the Terrace Royal Canadian Legion knocked out power for over 1,000 customers. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

A BC Hydro crew works to restore power around 8 a.m. Aug. 17 after a vehicle accident on Lakelse Ave. near the Terrace Royal Canadian Legion knocked out power for over 1,000 customers. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Vehicle incident knocks out power in Terrace

Crash occurred on Lakelse Ave. near Royal Canadian Legion

Over a thousand BC Hydro customers in Terrace went without power the morning of Aug. 17 after a motor vehicle incident disrupted electrical infrastructure.

The incident occurred on the east side of Lakelse Ave. near the Terrace Royal Canadian Legion around 4:30 a.m., and power was restored around 9:30 a.m. The outage primarily affected buildings in the downtown area.

Police can not confirm whether anyone was seriously injured or how many vehicles were involved in the incident, said Cst. Ryan Ferris, a Terrace RCMP spokesperson.

He said RCMP are investigating the incident and they welcome any information from the public.

Information can be submitted by calling the Terrace RCMP detachment at 250-638-7400 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



jake.wray@terracestandard.com

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