Hundreds remain without power in Hampton Roads

Hundreds without power after truck hits pole

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Hundreds of people remain without power after a two-vehicle crash brought down power lines in Virginia Beach on Sunday.

Dispatchers tell 13News Now the accident happened at 24th Street and Barberton Drive and was reported around 1:10 p.m. Neighbors say the accident involved a car and a truck. No one was hurt.

Yolanda Jordan was making a snowman with her daughter when the incident happened. 

“The [power pole] kind of wobbled…and then snapped. Everything started exploding,” said Jordan. “I’m just worried about how long it’s going to take to repair.”

In the meantime, affected residents took to hotels to spend the night amid the frigid temperatures. 

“I don’t have hot water, I don’t have heat. It’s like 63 degrees in my house right now,” a nearby resident told 13News Now.

Over 7,000 customers were without power initially, but as of 2 p.m. Monday, 264 were still without service.

In the greater Hampton Roads area, Dominion reports about 494 customers total are without power as of  2 p.m. Monday.

Click here to view Dominion Virginia Power's outage map.


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