Car crash levels power lines, puts 100s in dark

Car crash levels power lines, puts 100s in dark
The damage left behind on Santa Clair Street. (Source: WLBT)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Power lines were knocked to the ground after a car crash in Jackson on Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened on Santa Clair Street. Entergy officials said the crash knocked out power to the area.

Significant damage was caused to a pole in the area, sending power lines toppling to the ground.

At its peak, nearly 800 customers were without power. As of 1 p.m., that number was below 300, including Baker Elementary School.

Entergy crews expect to have repairs complete near 8:30 p.m.

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