Dump truck takes down hydro wires in Brampton; nearly 600 customers powerless


Published January 23, 2023 at 8:07 am

Nearly 600 hydro customers are without power after a dump truck with a raised bucket took down wires Monday morning. (Peel Regional Police photo)

Crews are working to restore power in Brampton after a dump truck with a raised bucket took down hydro wires Monday morning.

The incident happened around 6:15 a.m. on Clark Blvd. between Heart Lake and Rutherford roads.

No injuries were reported.

Peel Regional Police tweeted that there would be no access to the “No Frills plaza” from Clark Blvd. until work is completed.

Approximately 587 Alectra Utilities customers are without power due to the incident.

The hydro company says power is expected to be restored by 11:30 a.m. Monday and police said Clark Blvd. will remain closed until around 6:00 p.m.

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