A Zanesville man has been charged with driving under the influence in a Saturday crash that knocked out power on Sonora Road.
The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 55-year-old Larry Dobbins of Zanesville has been charged with failure to control his vehicle and operating his vehicle while under the influence.Dobbins drove off Sonora Road, hitting two mailboxes and a utility pole. Dobbins was trapped in his vehicle, after hitting the utility pole. AEP was on scene to shut...
A vehicle crashed into a power line on Saturday evening causing significant damage.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 4:40 p.m. troopers received a report of a man driving a Ford pick up truck into a utility pole.
"He was going northbound on Sonora Rd. Drove off the right side of the road way hit two mail boxes and a utility pole and that's what cause the lines to come off on top of his truck," said Sergeant, Melanie...
A one vehicle accident left a portion of Frazeysburg in the dark Saturday evening and injured three people.
According to Frazeysburg Police Department, a Hyundai Sonata crashed into a pole on West Third Street in Downtown Frazeysburg around 7 p.m. There were three occupants in the vehicle and at least one person was transported to the hospital via Frazeysburg EMS. No word on the passengers conditions and their names have not been released at this time.
American Electric Power continues to make progress in getting its customers back up and running after strong storms moved through the area. As of 9:45 p.m. Thursday the company reports they've been able to restore power to 112,000 of the 152,000 that were without power.
Statewide there are still over 40,000 in the dark. Here is a break down of where we're at so far.
More than 700 students had the day off of school to learn about the environment and our local electricity plant.
"Earth Day is an event that the plant looks forward to all year. We plan for this and have 11 different schools that participate in Earth Day. We have 22 activities and 22 busses that are either here on site back in what we call our 40 acre field back here behind the plant," said Angela Larrick, Electrical Processor at AEP.