HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Close to 3000 customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) lost power after an SUV crashed into a pole on Wednesday, April 12.
The LADWP indicated that power to customers was restored as of 1 a.m. on Thursday, April 13.
Kimberley Hughes from LADWP indicated that the car crashed into the pole on Santa Monica Boulevard near Seward Street around 3:35 p.m. Reports further stated that after the crash, the pole was still vertical, but the power lines were down.
“LADWP crews continue work on a power pole damaged due to an auto accident at Santa Monica & Seward. 3,000 customers impacted,” the LADWP tweeted.
Actress and comedian Mindy Kaling tweeted about the power outage, which was impacting production at Paramount Studios in Hollywood Hills.
“With the great cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto! There was just a huge power outage all over Paramount… due to our spark?”