Crash caused temporary power outage in Lincoln

LINCOLN, R.I. (WPRI) – Some residents were in the dark late Monday night after a car crashed into a utility pole on River Road in Lincoln.

The crash happened right in front of Lonsdale Elementary School.

Witnesses say much of the neighborhood was without power for more than an hour.

The car was towed away from the scene with heavy front-end damage.

Lincoln Police Capt. Philip Gould said the driver of the car was not hurt and was issued a citation for speeding.