Drunk driver crashes into power line, police say

Drunk driver crashes into power line, police say

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by NewsChannel 36

WCNC.com

Posted on February 11, 2011 at 8:25 AM

Updated Friday, Feb 11 at 1:30 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Dozens of residents in the SouthPark area were without power Friday morning after, police say, a drunk driver crashed into a power line.

The accident happened at about 10 p.m. Thursday on Sharon Road near the intersection of Eastburn Road.

The power line was knocked to the ground, causing a mangled mess. Homes within a four-block radius of the accident lost power.

No one was injured in the accident. The driver has been charged with driving while impaired.

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