LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) — Officials in Leander reported a power outage was caused after a vehicle crashed into a power pole in the area.
The crash occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 183 and Crystal Falls Parkway.
Leander Police said there were no fatalities or major injuries associated with the crash.
“The power outage is estimated to last two to three hours. PEC reports that 2,550 meters are affected,” the city said.
According to the Pedernales Electric Cooperative, crews were on-site working to restore service as safely and quickly as possible.
PEC’s outage map showed the outage was estimated to be restored by 2:15 p.m.
Leander Police said the intersection where the crash occurred was shut down. Travelers should expect delays, according to police, and motorists in the area were asked to find an alternate route.
“Crystal Falls westbound will be closed down for an extended period of time. Northbound and southbound traffic on HWY 183 are open. Signal lights at Crystal Falls Pkwy and HWY 183 are flashing red,” LPD said.