Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:47 PM Thursday to a report of a crash involving a utility pole at Central Road and Emerson St Mount Prospect, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that people were injured and the a pole was snapped with electrical lines overhead.
ComED on scene at Emerson and Central assessing damage. pic.twitter.com/6Z7Zh2855m
— Mount Prospect Fire (@MountProspectFD) July 17, 2014
Two patients were transported to Northwest Community Hospital.
Prospect Heights responded with a rescue squad. Mount Prospect firefigher/paramedics responded with two rescue ambulances.
Initially restoration was expected about 7:00 p.m., but at about 7:00 p.m. ComEd updated the estimated restoration time to 1:00 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014.
At the same time, Mount Prospect firefighter/paramedics responded to a report of smoke in an apartment at 1501 Cottonwood Lane at Mount Prospect Place Apartments. The smoke was from burnt food, and no extensive damage occurred.
Westbound Central Road will remain closed between Main and Maple Streets for the next 6-8 hours as repairs are made to a power pole.
— MountProspectPolice (@MountProspectPD) July 17, 2014
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