CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Over 600 west Charlotte residents are without power Friday morning after a driver struck a utility pole.
According to the Duke Energy outage map, the outage is affecting residents who live along Wilkinson Boulevard. The power outage was first reported around 6:15 a.m.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a driver struck a power pole, knocking down power lines near the Walmart on Wilkinson Boulevard and Ashley Road.
No one was hurt in the crash.
Power is expected to be restored around 9 a.m.
Officers are asking drivers to avoid the area.