Overnight accident results in power outage, 2 injuries
May 2, 2014 at 12:02 a.m.
A vehicle lost control and struck a utility pole in the 3300 block of Miori Lane at 2:26 a.m. Friday, said Elgin Janssen, spokesman for American Electric Power Texas.
More than 2,000 customers in the area lost power as a result.
The 2005 Honda Civic, driven by Juan Guajardo, 24, was traveling west on Miori Lane at a speed exceeding 100 miles per hour when he lost control of the vehicle, said Victoria police Lt. Caleb Breshears.
The driver struck the median and a utility pole before a second utility pole brought the vehicle to a stop.
Guajardo and his passenger, Derek Guajardo, 24, were extracted from the Honda by the Victoria Fire Department. They were taken to Citizens Medical Center, where they were treated and released, a hospital spokeswoman said.
A citation was not issued Friday as the investigation is ongoing.
Janssen also had not yet received the final report.
Power was restored by 3:21 a.m. to all but two customers, whose power was restored about 9:30 a.m. after the pole was repaired, Janssen said.