Crash leads to power outage

About 500 Synergy North customers were left without power for most of Tuesday after a garbage truck made contact with a hydro pole. The incident occurred on George Street near May Street around 9 a.m. and caused the hydro pole to break. No injuries were reported in the collision but power still wasn’t completely restored in the area by 5 p.m. Synergy North said about 500 customers in the areas of East Arthur Street, South Syndicate Avenue and May Street were affected by the outage.