Crash across from Jeep plant knocks out power for area

Crash across from Jeep plant knocks out power for area

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Hundreds of people were without power for a short time Monday morning due to a crash across from the Jeep plant in north Toledo.

Toledo Edison says a car hit a pole around 2:40 a.m. on Stickney Avenue at Medcorp Drive. They say the car then drove into a fence causing further damage.

A transformer was knocked out leaving much of Stickney Avenue and Manhattan Boulevard in the dark and traffic lights all the way to I-280 out.

Toledo Edison was immediately on the scene. Around 700 people were without power until shortly before 4 a.m.

The name of the driver has not yet been released. Crews say he was taken to a hospital for treatment.

No word on his condition.

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