An accident at Industrial Avenue and Atkinson Street left some Penticton residents without power.

An accident at Industrial Avenue and Atkinson Street left some Penticton residents without power.

Car shears pole, leaves some Penticton residents without power

Emergency responders were called to an accident at 1:56 a.m. on Friday morning in Penticton when a vehicle hit a power pole.

Emergency responders were called to an accident at 1:56 a.m. on Friday morning in Penticton when a vehicle hit a pole.

A witness told the Penticton Western News that a red SUV hit the wood power pole at high speed at the intersection of Industrial Avenue and Atkinson Street. The collision cut the power pole in half, leaving wires in the trees and road way.

City of Penticton electrical was on scene all morning doing repairs.