Crash blocks Benicia lane, cuts power, internet

BENICIA, CA – A crash Sunday night in Benicia resulted in widespread power and internet outages and caused the ongoing closure of a local roadway.

At around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Benicia police reported the closure of Military West and West 7th Street at the entrance to I-780, where a car collided with a utility pole and overturned power lines.

PG&E reported on Sunday evening that 2,425 customers in Benicia near the center were without power.

At 5:10 a.m. Monday morning, police expected the roads to remain closed for several hours as PG&E and Comcast worked to restore electricity and the internet.

At the time of publication, Patch was in the process of determining whether the situation had been resolved.

Military West and West 7th Street, Benicia, CA (Google Maps)

Bay City News Service contributed to this report.


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