Accident knocks out pole, power

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A one-car accident closed a portion of Hill Street Thursday night. –CONTRIBUTED
A one-car accident closed a portion of Hill Street Thursday night. –CONTRIBUTED

NAUGATUCK — A one-car accident closed a portion of Hill Street and knocked out power to multiple homes Thursday night.

Police reported a car stuck a utility pole on Hill Street between May Street and High Street at about 8 p.m. There were no serious injuries from the crash and the cause is under investigation, police said.

The accident severely damaged the utility pole and knocked out power to numerous homes in the area, police said. The road was closed for several hours while the pole was replaced.