Traffic accident knocks out power to dozens of homes

A car crashed into a utility pole on Kershaw Street in Timmonsville causing power outages, according to Florence County 911 dispatchers.

Progress Energy outage maps

, at the height of the outage,



as many as 600 homes without power. That number is now down to less than 100. Power should be restored to everyone by 3 p.m.

Police and firefighters are on scene to help clean up the accident.

We're told there are no injuries.

We will update you on this story at more information becomes available.