Car Accident Knocks Out Power to 1,500 Friday Morning

UPDATE 9:15 a.m. : City Utilities says all power should be restored.

A large part of Springfield is in the dark Friday morning after a vehicle accident took out a utility pole.

City Utilities estimates about 1,500 customers are without power Friday morning because of the crash at Battlefield and Ridgecrest.

Crews are working to restore power but there is no ETA on when all customers will have power return.

The cause of the accident is not yet known; this story will be updated when more information is available.