Jeep into pole on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. knocks out power

A Jeep collided into a power pole on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Portland on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (KOIN 6 News)
A Jeep collided into a power pole on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Portland on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Nearly 2,000 PGE customers were left without power after a Jeep crashed into a power pole in Northeast Portland early Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred in the area of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Dekum Street at about 2 a.m.

At its height, 1,901 PGE customers were without power. Electricity has since been fully restored.

The condition of the driver was not confirmed. Police are investigating whether alcohol was involved in the crash.

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