Single-vehicle crash in Grantsville sends driver to hospital, knocks out power to 3k homes

A single-vehicle crash in Grantsville knocked out power to about 3,000 homes Monday night, Feb. 15, 2021. The driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle was transported to the hospital in stable condition, police said. Photo: Grantsville Police Department/Facebook

GRANTSVILLE, Utah, Feb. 15, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A single-vehicle crash near Main and Kearl streets sent a driver to the hospital and left roughly 3,000 homes without power Monday night.

The crash occurred shortly before 8:30 p.m. when a vehicle traveling west on Main Street veered off the road, struck a power pole, and then crashed into a tree, Lt. R. Sager, with the Grantsville Police Department, told Gephardt Daily.

The adult female driver was the vehicle’s only occupant, and she was transported to the hospital in stable condition, Sager said.

He said the roads in the area are dry, and it isn’t known what caused the vehicle to go off the road. The accident is still under investigation.

Power is expected to be restored to the area by about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to Rocky Mountain Power. For updates, go to rockymountainpower.

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as more information is released.


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