Portion Of Atmore Without Power Following Wreck
February 9, 2013
A large portion of Atmore was without power Saturday night after a car hit and broke a utility pole on Carver Avenue just before 8:00. The outage included an area of North Main Street and several businesses, including Church’s Chicken and a couple of gas stations.
The Atmore police and fire departments responded to the accident scene. The driver of the car reportedly fled on foot, and authorities were searching the area. Authorities believed the driver may have been injured.
Alabama Power arrived on scene about 8:10 p.m. Saturday and had power restored by the 1:00 hour Sunday morning.