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Solo-car crash takes down power lines east of Clovis

Dakota Avenue was closed east of Clovis after a car crash brought down power lines Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said 97 customers had power knocked out.

The CHP reported on its incident page that the solo-vehicle crash happened around 7:45 a.m. near the intersection of Dakota and Thompson avenues. The crash brought down a tree as well as the power lines, and CHP said repairs to the power line were delayed while the tree was removed.

The driver reportedly suffered minor injuries.

No other information was immediately available.

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