A dump truck collision just before noon knocked down a power pole and left thousands of Langley residents without electricity Monday.
The truck hit lines and a pole near 232nd Street and 72nd Avenue, according to Const. Craig Van Herk of the Langley RCMP.
There were no injuries, but the truck was still there several hours later while BC Hydro crews worked to extricate it from the wires.
Hydro officials said an entire new pole would have to be put in place after the accident.
The power loss hit 2,222 customers, and initially went as far north as the Fraser River, south to 56th Avenue, west to the edge of Willoughby and east of Harmsworth.
The power was restored to the majority of customers by 3 p.m. and Hydro expected to get everyone back on line by 5 p.m.
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