Highway 99 Back Open After Car Crashes Into Power Pole

POSTED: 7:45 AM Nov 02 2012   UPDATED: 7:46 AM Nov 02 2012
Power Pole Accident Photo
DAIRYVILLE, Calif. -

PG&E crews worked through the night to restore power in Tehama County, after an accident that downed a power pole, and closed Highway 99   

The accident happened around 6:16 p.m. Thursday on Eldrid Avenue near Highway 99 in Dairyville.  The collision trapped the driver and knocked out power to nearby customers. 

By 4 a.m. Friday,  power had  been restored to all but 38 customers.

Crews had to replace a pole and re-string wires over Highway 99. 


The road was back open around 7:30 Thursday night.