In Northridge, a truck that hit a power pole has knocked out the electrical service to more than 5,000 in the area. On Monday morning, roundabout 6:45 am, the truck was reported to have hit the power pole situated at the 8700 block of Canby.

When the truck accident took place, lines fell to the floor on the road, causing the electrical problems throughout the area. Also affected by the accident were several traffic signals in the vicinity of the downed power pole.

After fire officials were notified, the Los Angeles Water and Power officials were notified also, and were able to take repairs to the incident within hours. Fortunately, no injuries took place as a result of the accident.

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