(400 residents without air conditioning for about an hour)….It was reported Saturday.
A vehicle drove off of Highway 86 just South of El Centro and collided with a power pole. The California Highway Patrol says the vehicle hit one pole, and the one next to it fell down. About 400 Imperial Irrigation District customers lost power for about an hour. The IID says the power was restored at around 5:05 pm. The female driver of the vehicle, but she was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center to be checked out. The CHP is investigating the reason for the collision.