Police said that Whitney Avenue was closed near Armory Street after a car crash took down a utility pole with a transformer.
The fire department said that the crash caused the transformer to leak and led to several power outages in the area.
#Breaking #CTtraffic #Hamden Utility pole down, transformers leaking IFO 915 Whitney Ave (near Armory) @UnitedIllum on scene. Whitney is CLOSED UFN, avoid area. No injuries. Local power out for repairs. pic.twitter.com/mQhaKNDzjE— Hamden Fire Dept (@HamdenFireDept) May 13, 2019
There was no injures reported in the crash.
The road has since reopened and power has been restored.
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