Breaking News: North Jonesboro out of power after car hits pole - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Breaking News: North Jonesboro out of power after car hits pole

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Power lines were out in areas around Belt Street and Patrick Tuesday night after a car hit a 65-foot power pole.

Kevan Inboden with City Water and Light told Region 8 News the pole was a transmission line carrying 69,000 volts.

Three circuits were affected, Inboden says, putting 5-10 percent of the city in the dark for about an hour.

Inboden said the only outages left should be in the area around the broken pole.

He said it should take only take a few more hours to get it fixed.

Crews will fix the broken pole in the morning.

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