STOUGHTON (CBS) – A driver is accused of bringing down a utility pole in Stoughton Friday and then taking off.
Police say a Ryder truck clipped the wires on Central Avenue at about 10:30 a.m., knocking out power to more than 700 customers.READ MORE: Oil Spill Settlement To Fund Loon Conservation Projects
No one was hurt, but the mess closed Central Street from Route 138 to Talbot Street.READ MORE: Connecticut Becomes 1st State To Make All Prison Phone Calls Free
Officers located the truck and driver a short distance from the scene. A 25-year-old Taunton man faces charges including leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, negligent operation and marked lanes violation.MORE NEWS: 5 Rescued From The Water After Boat Overturns Near Marion
At one point, more than 700 customers were without power. No injuries were reported.