UPDATE: According to Chesterfield Police, the road has reopened and the scene is clear. The driver involved in this incident has been placed into custody for driving under the influence.
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County Police officers are on scene of a crane crash that is causing a small power outage.
Chesterfield police responded to Research Road at approximately 1:03 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, for a reported crash involving a vehicle with a boom crane. According to police, the crane struck and knocked down several power lines.
Chesterfield Police believe that alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
Currently, three customers are without power due to the damaged power lines. Power is estimated to be restored between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. tonight.
This investigation remains ongoing.