Hit-and-Run Crash Leads to Stockton Power Outage

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STOCKTON — A hit-and-run crash caused a power outage in Stockton on Tuesday afternoon.

A white commercial-type vehicle struck a power line in the area of Ponce De Leon Avenue and Acapulco Way about 2:40 p.m., police said.

The crash caused two power poles to fall over, with one pole landing on a housing complex.

The driver then fled the area.

About 150 homes were without power at 5 p.m. PG&E is on scene trying to restore electricity.

Anyone with information on the driver of the vehicle is encouraged to call police immediately.

The Stockton Police Department is encouraging citizens to call if they have information pertaining to this investigation. Callers are asked to call the Stockton Police at (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.

 

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