Police investigating crash that knocked out power to part of Kelowna on Sunday

Extensive damage in crash

Kelowna RCMP says they are investigating a crash Sunday night that left thousands of Kelowna residents without power.

At approximately 7 p.m., Kelowna RCMP responded to a single-vehicle crash near 3284 Benvoulin Road.

Police say a Cadillac collided with a power pole, causing extensive damage to the vehicle and pole.

Following the crash, FortisBC reported 3,200 people had lost power.

The power was restored around 1 a.m.

Police say the driver had already left with paramedics prior to the RCMP's arrival.

The road was closed to traffic until the pole could be repaired.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has dash cam footage can contact the Kelowna RCMP by emailing: [email protected]

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