Crash knocks out power to thousands, closes Dumbarton Road

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Crash knocks out power near Dumbarton Road and Lakeside Avenue (PHOTO: Jasmine Norwood)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Thousands of people lost power Thursday morning when a car hit a power pole near the intersection of Dumbarton Road and Lakeside Avenue. The intersection is closed and the condition of the driver has not yet been released.

“Henrico Officers are on scene of a single vehicle traffic crash at Dumbarton and Bloomingdale Avenue. The traffic crash has caused a road closure on Dumbarton Road between Brook Road and Lakeside Avenue,” Henrico Police spokesman Lieutenant Salvatore Mulé said. “Motorists should expect heavy delays in the area for the next several hours.”

The power outage impacted more than 4,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers. There has been no indicated as to when power would be restored. This is a developing story.