Crash knocks out power to over 1,200 customers in Foxboro for several hrs

Over 1,200 electrical customers lost power for a lot of Tuesday after a tow truck collapsed into a utility pole on Cocasset Street.

The crash happened regarding 9:40 a.m. at a contour referred to as Porter’s Corner, in between Oak Road and also Montgomery Means.

The driver of the tow vehicle was not harmed yet the post was split in two and boiled down across the road, Assistant Fire Principal Thomas Buckley said.

The pole stood up main power lines as well as other cables, he stated.

The crash knocked senseless power to 1,274 consumers in the area, or 15 percent of electric consumers around, for most of the day, according to National Grid.

Power was brought back by 8 p.m., according to the business.

Authorities closed the 1,500-foot stretch of active Coccaset Road, between Oak Street and Montgomery Means, till the pole could be fixed.

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