AMITY TWP., Pa. - An accident has knocked out electricity to hundreds of Met-Ed customers in eastern Berks County, including the Amity Township Police Department.
The crash happened around 10:45 a.m. Thursday when the driver of a car fell asleep at the wheel and hit a pole at Old Swede Road and Aviemore Lane in Amity Township, police said.
The driver managed to escape serious injuries, police said.
Met-Ed reported that 1,353 of its customers in Amity and neighboring Earl Township were without electricity as a result of the accident.
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