‏Crash closes Buford Road; nearly 400 without power in Bon Air

Posted at 10:15 PM, Apr 21, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A crash has knocked out power to hundreds of customers in Bon Air Sunday night.

The wreck happened at Buford Road at W. Bon View Drive just before 9:30 p.m., according to Lt. Jason Elmore with Chesterfield Fire and EMS.

Elmore said the crash snapped a power pole, which likely means the road will be closed through 2:30 a.m.

Buford Road crash breaks power pole (SOURCE: Photojournalist Dwight Nixon.)

Buford Road crash breaks power pole (SOURCE: Photojournalist Dwight Nixon.)

According to Dominion Virginia Energy, nearly 400 customers were without power as of 10:05 p.m.

Power is expected to be restored any time between 2 and 7 a.m., according to the power company's online outrage tracker.

A CBS 6 crew on the scene said it appeared to be a single-vehicle wreck.

There is no word yet on any injuries or on what caused the crash.

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