July 11, 2019 1:00 pm
Updated: July 11, 2019 1:12 pm

Lower Sackville street without power after truck crashes into power lines

Nova Scotia Power crews work on freeing a semi truck from power lines on Pinehil Drive in Lower Sackville, N.S., on July 11, 2019.

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Hundreds of people were without power after an 18-wheeler crash into multiple power poles on Pinehill Drive in Lower Sackville, N.S., on Thursday.

Details are scarce on the cause of the crash, but crews from Nova Scotia Power could be seen working to get the truck loose from power lines.

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The utility’s power outage website says 96 customers — which can include multi-unit homes — were without power as of 1:30 p.m.

Nova Scotia Power expects power to be restored in the area by 2:15 p.m.

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