A car crashed into a pole on County Road in Westbrook Friday morning, knocking out power to 1,400 customers for a short time.

County Road – also known as Route 22 – was partially closed during the morning commute because of the crash. The crash occurred near Smiling Hill Farm and required power company crews to replace a broken pole.

Central Maine Power Co. says 1,400 customers in Westbrook, Scarborough, Gorham and Buxton lost power because of the crash.

In Windham, Nash Road between Falmouth Road and Roosevelt Trail was closed during the morning commute as CMP crews replaced a pole that was knocked down during a crash. Emergency dispatchers said the road may be closed for several hours and drivers should seek an alternate route.

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