BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) – A crash that put a car on its side in Beavercreek also brought down power lines, leaving over 3,000 people without power Monday morning.
At around 8:30 am Monday, a driving in a car traveling northbound on Grange Hall Road fell asleep at the wheel, veering left of center and crashing into a vehicle traveling southbound. The vehicle traveling southbound was forced off the roadway and hit a utility pole, causing a power outage in the area.
More than 3,000 Dayton Power & Light customers were without power at around 8:30 am Monday. As of 10:10 am, 565 customers in the Beavercreek area were still without power.
The driver of the northbound vehicle will be cited for failure to maintain reasonable control of a motor vehicle. Both drivers suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result of the crash.
According to DP&L, Grange Hall Road will be closed between LaGrange Road and Summerfield Drive until around 3 pm.Grab the FREE WDTN News App from the Apple Store or Google play. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.