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SUV slams into power pole in Miami, causing thousands to lose electricity

Thousands of Miami residents were without electricity after a car crashed into a power pole.

MIAMI – Thousands of Miami residents were without electricity after a car crashed into a power pole.

It happened early Sunday morning near Southwest 6th Street.

According to authorities, an SUV went off the road and into the pole.

The vehicle ended up stuck on a tension cable, surrounded by live wires.

Rescue workers were able to get the driver out of the vehicle without any issue.

The woman was not injured, authorities said.

FPL trucks and employees were quickly called to the scene and were working diligently on restoring power to the impacted customers.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.