Snapped pole closes road, knocks out power near Hamburg
Pickup truck that hit pole came to rest in ditch off Schappell Road
A pickup truck struck a utility pole near Hamburg, Berks Co., on Monday, causing the pole to fall and knocking out electricity to nearby homes.
The accident happened around 10:15 a.m. in the 200 block of Schappell Road in Windsor Twp., Berks Co.
The pole snapped at its base, causing it to fall across the road.
No one was injured.
Met-Ed reported 15 customers in the area were without electricity as a result of the accident.
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