Truck crashes into pole, leaves 2,500 without power

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - More than 300 customers are still without power Wednesday afternoon after a cement truck crashed into a power pole.

The crash happened near W. Beaver Street and Otis Road around rush hour Wednesday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol says the driver of the cement truck took a hard right at a high speed and crashed. After the crash, the truck rotated and overturned into a tree, hitting a power pole in the process. The driver was transported to UF Health with non-life threatening injuries.

Shortly after the crash, more than 2,500 homes were without power.

JEA says power will fully be restored to the area around 2 p.m.

Stay with First Coast News as this story develops.

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