Power restored after accident on Memorial Parkway

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HUNTSVILLE, AL– Power was knocked out for more than an hour along Memorial Pkwy S. between Drake Ave. and Airport Rd after a one-vehicle accident early Sunday morning. According to crews, a vehicle hit a power pole and knocked down several transformers before overturning.

Traffic was diverted at Drake Avenue and Memorial Parkway while Huntsville firefighters and Hazmat crews were on scene cleaning up oil that was leaking from the transformers.

Police say the driver is not seriously injured.