VISTA (CNS) - More than 1,300 San Diego Gas & Electric customers lost power for about two hours early Thursday when a suspected drunken driver crashed into a utility pole in Vista, authorities said.
The crash occurred in the 600 block of Sunset Drive about 4:10 a.m., according to San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Karen Stubkjaer.
The driver was taken to a hospital, Stubkjaer said, adding that no one else appeared to have been in the vehicle.
SDG&E reported on its website that 1,342 customers were without power immediately following the crash. Power was restored by 6 a.m., according to the utility.
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