UPDATE: Dozens still without power after early morning crash in West Valley City

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MONDAY 10/11/2021 1:35 p.m.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – The utility work continues at a West Valley City intersection after an early morning crash knocked out power for hundreds of customers.

As of 6 a.m. Monday, about 400 customers in West Valley City were without power after the crash. While about half had seen their power restored before 9 a.m., Rocky Mountain Power anticipated to fully restore power before 11 a.m.

As of 1:30 p.m. Monday, 235 customers remain without power in West Valley City. Crews were first notified of the incident shortly before 4:45 a.m., according to Rocky Mountain Power.

The Utah Department of Transportation says both directions of 5600 W at 3800 S are closed. If you need to travel in the area, authorities ask that you seek an alternate route.

ABC4 will continue to update this story as information becomes available.

Power restored to some, intersection remains closed in West Valley City after crash

MONDAY 10/11/2021 8:49 a.m.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Almost 200 West Valley City residents have had their power restored Monday after an early morning crash sparked an outage.

As of 6 a.m. Monday, about 400 customers in West Valley City were without power after the crash. While about half have seen their power restored, Rocky Mountain Power reports power should be completely restored before 11 a.m. Monday.

The Utah Department of Transportation reports 5600 W at 3800 S remains closed in both directions. Authorities now say the crash should be cleared around 10 a.m.

ABC4 will continue to update this story as details become available.

ORIGINAL STORY: Hundreds without power in West Valley City after car crash

MONDAY 10/11/2021 6:25 a.m.

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – About 400 people in West Valley City are without power to start Monday after a crash caused an outage.

In addition to the power outage, the crash has closed 5600 W at 3800 S in both directions while crews respond to the incident. The Utah Department of Transportation says the incident is expected to be cleared around 8 a.m.

Rocky Mountain Power reports 400 customers are without power in the area. Crews first reached the scene at around 4:45 a.m. Monday morning.

For those without power, the estimated restoration time is 11 a.m.

Details about the crash have not yet been released. ABC4 will provide updates as information becomes available.

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