109 customers lose power after head-on ambulance crash in Hempfield Township

MERCER COUNTY, PA — More than 100 homes lost power early Friday after a collision that destroyed a utility pole in Hempfield Township, reports WFMJ.

The accident happened on a span of Hamburg Road just north of West Methodist Road, shortly after 7:30 a.m.

It was unclear what led up to the wreck, but officials said an ambulance and another vehicle collided head-on.

No one was reported hurt, but a utility pole was damaged, causing wires to fall onto the roadway.

The FirstEnergy website indicates 109 customers between “Hempfield Township, Delaware Township, Pymatuning Township, and Greenville” were impacted.

In the aftermath of the crash, crews were working to restore power by 10:30 a.m.


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