A vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Main St. in Orono Tuesday, leading to the closure of a busy portion of the road and more than 2,000 power outages.

The wreck occurred at about 1:30 p.m. in front of the Orono Public Safety Building.

The road was closed for hours between Pine St. and Goodridge Dr.

WABI reporter John Krinjak said the driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries, and the cause of the accident was still under investigation.

Emera Maine was called to the scene to repair the pole. The company reported 2,132 outages related to the accident.

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