Power restored to thousands in Greenbrier area of Chesapeake after crash


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A crash led to power outages for about 5,000 people in the Greenbrier area of Chesapeake on Tuesday afternoon.

Chesapeake officials tweeted at 12:52 p.m. that the crash happened in the 1000 block of Volvo Parkway.

The investigation found an SUV was heading from Kempsville Road toward Greenbrier Parkway when another vehicle made a left turn in front of it. The SUV swerved to avoid hitting the vehicle, and ran off the roadway, striking a power box. Minor injuries were reported.

At 1:10 p.m. 4,751 Dominion Energy customers were without power, but that number had fallen to 2,562 as of 1:30 p.m. At 2:12 p.m., Chesapeake officials said power had been restored, though Dominion’s map showed some residual outages.

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