Sunday, September 26, 2021

Driver Shears Pole, Knocks Out Power, and Flees Scene of Butler Township Crash

A crash on Wednesday evening knocked out power to dozens of homes.

Around 7:45pm, Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021, emergency personnel were called Barry Road in Butler Township near Lavelle for a motor vehicle accident with rollover.

Police and fire personnel arrived on scene to find a sheared pole and an SUV severely damaged but no driver.

The crash also knocked out power to dozens of homes in the area.

No other details were available at the time of this posting.

Responding to the scene were Butler Township Police, the Lavelle Fire Company, Washington Fire Company, Fountain Springs Fire, and Shenandoah Ambulance.