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Power restored in Alexandria after car crashes into pole

An accident Thursday morning left some people in Alexandria without power.

WASHINGTON – An accident Thursday morning left some people in Alexandria without power for several hours.

A car hit and broke a pole near North Henry and First streets in Old Town, leaving about 700 customers without power.

A Dominion Power spokesperson told WTOP crews were on the scene but were running into problems because of traffic.

Power was restored to all customers by 12 p.m.

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