Power Outage: Snow Plow Crash Into Electric Box with Lines Down on Hintz Rd West of Windsor Drive, Arlington Heights

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Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:35 AM Tuesday to a report of a crash of a snow plow into an electric box at Hintz Road and Windsor Drive Arlington Heights. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report from a third party that they witnessed a snow plow crash into an electric box with lines down on Hintz Road one block west of Windsor Drive.

A short time later, the snow plow driver called in to report he is not injured.

Engine 4’s crew on arrival reported a primary line down on the ground by 2:40 a.m.

Engine 4’s crew reported a street light pole down, but not a power line pole. The pole-to-pole line is down, however.

Engine 4’s crew reported ComEd on the scene by 2:46 a.m.

ComEd Outage Report
Customers Affected: 860
Crew Status: Crew Investigating
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: Mar 14, 5:00 AM

ComEd isolated the outage down to 300 customers without power shortly after arriving on the scene.

ComEd Outage Report
Customers Affected: 300
Crew Status: Crew Working
Probable Cause: Vehicle Accident
Estimated Restoration: Mar 14, 5:00 AM

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E4

CHIEF(S): BC ??

EMS: A25 (returned)

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of a crash of a snow plow into an electric box at Hintz Road and Windsor Drive Arlington Heights, Il …




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