Light Pole

toilet, flush, water

Urine May Have Caused Light Pole To Topple Onto Car In San Francisco

A three-story tall lamp post that toppled over onto a car and nearly crushing a driver in San Francisco may have fallen due to corrosion caused by urine.


(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Light Pole, Crash Cleared From I-680 After Overnight Wreck

The California Highway Patrol is reporting all lanes of northbound I-680 at Hostetter Road in San Jose have reopened following a morning crash involving two vehicles and a light pole.


A San Francisco Muni Bus

4 Hurt In SF Accident Caused By Muni Bus Overhead Equipment

An accident involving the overhead equipment above a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus injured four people downtown Friday morning, fire and Muni officials said.


A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Copper Thieves Dressed As Utility Workers Target Sunnyvale Street Lights

Thieves dressed as utility workers have broken into a number of underground vaults beneath street light poles in Sunnyvale in order to make off with large amounts of valuable copper wire, according to police.


DUI car keys

Police Arrest Cotati Man Who Hit Light Pole For DUI

Police arrested a Cotati man suspected of drunken driving after hitting a light pole in a residential neighborhood.

CBS San Francisco–05/30/2011

Park Presidio Blvd.

San Francisco’s Park Presidio Blvd. Reopens After Power Pole Crash

San Francisco’s busy Park Presidio Blvd. was shut down for several hours Thursday because of a crash that left a power pole leaning over the roadway.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/31/2011