Power outage caused by accident

By: Channel 8 Eyewitness Newsroom

Lincoln Police say some residents lost power early Friday morning due to an accident.  

1100 people in the neighborhood of 40th and Calvert Streets were affected.  

Police say a 20 year old man was driving when he crashed into a light pole.  

The impact broke the pole and pushed it 5 feet.  

Officers say they also found marijuana in the car.  

The man was cited for 1st degree DUI, reckless driving and possession.

The power was back on within 2 hours abut LES is working to repair the pole.