Reports of Power Outage After Car Crashes into Utility Pole

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There were reports of a power outage near Serra Mesa after a car hit a utility pole on Sunday afternoon.

A car hit a utility pole on Murray Ridge Road and Chalar Street around 12:13 p.m., San Diego Police said.

NBC 7 reached out to San Diego Gas and Electric who confirmed 318 customers were without power in Mission Valley, Clairemont, Linda Vista, Kearny Mesa, and Tierrasanta due to a vehicle coming in contact with a utility pole.

Power was restored to all customers by Sunday evening, according to the SDG&E outage map.

It was first reported 2,894 residents were without power, but by 1 p.m. majority of the power was restored.

SDG&E did not confirm if it was the crash reported on Murray Ridge Road and Chalar Street.

The driver was not injured in the crash, police said, and the street was blocked.

SDG&E restored power for all customers in the area by Sunday evening.

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