BEDFORD (CBS) — Many residents in Bedford spent the morning without power after a car crash brought down a utility pole.
Police responded to Hartwell Road for a report of a downed utility police around 9:20 a.m. Monday. They found a white Nissan sedan on its roof next to the heavily damaged pole.READ MORE: Wellfleet Police Investigating Fatal Crash
According to officials, the driver, a 22-year-old Connecticut man, was east on Hartwell Road when he hit the pole and flipped his car. He was the only person in the car.READ MORE: Reports: Tom Brady 'Non-Committal' On Future, 'Possible' He Retires After Season
“As a result of the crash, there were multiple small transformer fires nearby that caused power outages in the area,” Bedford Police said in a statement.
Hartwell Road was closed between Independence Road and South Road while crew checked out the damage and made repairs. Officials said it was unclear how many homes lost power.MORE NEWS: Jimmy Garoppolo's 49ers Shock Aaron Rodgers' Packers To Earn Spot In NFC Title Game
Officials said the driver’s injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.