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Crash between LTC bus and hydro pole snarls traffic, causes power outages

Crash between LTC bus and hydro pole snarls traffic, causes power outages - image
Drew Gray

A city bus collided with a hydro pole Monday morning, causing traffic delays and knocking out power to some sections of London.

The crash involving an LTC bus happened at the intersection of Adelaide Street South And Nelson Street at around 6:30 a.m.

Police believe one passenger was on the bus at the time, and there were no injuries reported.

Traffic is currently being rerouted on Adelaide Street South between Ada Street and Nelson Street.

The cause of the crash is unknown, and it’s not clear when the intersection might reopen.

The collision also caused some power outages. As of 9 a.m. the outage in central London has been resolved, however 103 customers are still impacted in the Hamilton Road area.

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London Hydro pegs the estimated restoration time at 4 p.m.

The power outage forced Thames pool to close temporarily, and it’s not known when it will reopen.

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