Power out to 500 in NW Bako due to car crash

Posted at 4:14 AM, May 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-23 08:56:26-04

Power is out to at least 500 residents in Northwest Bakersfield following a car crash early Monday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a car crashed into a power pole around 3 a.m. in the area of Nord Avenue and Stockdale Highway. That crash knocked down power lines. Traffic in the area has been shut down. 

According to PG&E, more than 500 residents in the area are without power. 

It's not known when power will be restored.