Photos courtesy of Jeffrey Hastings, Frame Of Mind Photography

Jul 31, 2016 4:56 PM

Driver hits pole, knocks out power for 500 Merrimack residents

MERRIMACK - A collision with a telephone pole knocked out power for approximately 500 residents early Sunday morning.

The Merrimack Police Department and Fire and Rescue responded at 4:36 a.m. when a driver struck a utility pole, which came crashing down on her car.

Clean Harbor, which provides hazardous waste cleanup, was also called to the scene.

Power was restored by Sunday afternoon.

The driver was arrested for DWI.

No injuries were reported.

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