PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A car crashed into a power pole early Thursday morning, causing an outage that left nearly 5,000 customers in Gresham, Troutdale and Portland without power.
Gresham firefighters responded to a crash at Northeast Kane Drive and Northeast 17th Street around 4 a.m. when they found multiple power lines down. The driver fled the scene.
PGE’s website says the power should be back up by 7 a.m.
Meanwhile, NE Kane Dr. is closed between Stark Street and Division Street.
KOIN 6 News will update this story as soon as possible.