Driver Crashes Into Power Pole, Causes Outage in Milpitas

Nearly 300 PG&E customers in Milpitas were without power after a suspected DUI driver crashed into a power pole early Thursday morning.

The driver reportedly crashed into a pole on Calaveras Road near Vista Ridge Road around 1:30 a.m.

Calaveras is shut down in both directions between Downing Road and Vista Ridge.

PG&E officials said power should be restored by 11 a.m. at which then the road will reopen.

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