Truck Hits Power Pole Knocks Out Power to 1700 PG&E Customers at Combie and HWY 49
Power was knocked out to 1700 PG&E customers and traffic was limited to 1 lane on Combie Road at the corner of Combie and HWY 49 near Lake of the Pines Sunday.
At 8 o’clock Easter morning a pick-up truck heading Northbound on Combie road near HWY 49 hit a power power and the power pole landed on the pick-up truck trapping its occupants. Officer Lillyquist with the Grass Valley CHP Office says there were no injuries. The occupants were transported by ambulance as a precaution. the westbound lane of Combie remained closed for several hours as the power and phone lines lay across the highway waiting to be repaired.
CHP Officer Lillyquist on Combie power pole wreck
PG&E restored customers quickly. Cars exiting eastbound were diverted around the Higgins Cal-Fire station. Westbound traffic from the north was turned around.