Driver severely injured after crash that knocked out power to 500+ in River Hills

RIVER HILLS — A driver was severely injured in a crash involving a single vehicle that resulted in a power outage in River Hills Saturday, June 17th.

The crash happened at Brown Deer and Spruce.

We Energies crews restored power to 580 customers after a vehicle crashed into a pole and home on Brown Deer Road, knocking down a power line before settling in a ditch.

The call came in around 7:15 a.m., and power was restored by 8:30 a.m.

River Hills police said the driver is severely injured, and was taken to the hospital.

We’re told there were concerns another person may have been ejected from the vehicle, but no one has been located. No one in the home was hurt.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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