New Haven power outage

Power has been restored to more than 1,600 customers in New Haven and Hamden after a vehicle struck a utility pole. (WFSB)

NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -- Power was restored to more than 1,600 customers in New Haven and Hamden after a car hit a utility pole, but a road remained closed.

A spokesperson from United Illuminating Company said the crash happened at West Ivy Street and Dixwell Avenue in New Haven early Friday morning.

Dixwell Avenue remained closed in the are of West Ivory Street despite repairs.

Traffic was detoured onto Willis Street or West Hazel Street.

There's no word on injuries.

More than 1,500 customers were without power in New Haven and 88 lost power in Hamden.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.

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