A hallucinating man climbing a utility pole in Sunnyvale Monday night knocked a wire down, burning himself and starting a small grass fire, a Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety captain said.
A vehicle struck a utility pole on state Highway 9, causing injury, blocking traffic in both directions and leaving more than 3,000 PG&E customers in unincorporated Santa Cruz County without power Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A car crashed into a utility pole, cutting power to approximately 3,500 customers in south San Jose Tuesday morning, according to PG&E.
A moving truck snagged some overhead wires in Lafayette Monday morning, bringing down a utility pole and knocking out power to dozens of residents, a PG&E spokeswoman said.
An 18-year-old San Jose man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested early Monday morning after colliding with a utility pole near a San Jose mobile home park, police said.