Huntsville Utilities working to restore power in northwest Madison County and City of Madison

Huntsville Utilities is responding to a power outage in Northwest Madison County and the City of Madison.

The outage reaches from Pine Grove Road south to US Highway 72 and from Old Railroad Bed Road east to Jeff Road.

Crews have been dispatched and service will be restored as quickly as possible.

The cause of the outage is unknown at this time.

Madison Police are asking drivers to avoid the intersection of Wall Triana and Highway 72 due to an accident, and the traffic lights not working due to the power outage.

UPDATE: Crews restored service Saturday evening to outage areas reported in Northwest Madison/Madison County and Southwest Huntsville.

The Northwest Madison County outage occurred at approximately 9:15 p.m. Saturday evening when a vehicle struck a utility pole along Capshaw Road. The damaged equipment was repaired and electric service was restored to that area at approximately 10:15 p.m.

In Southwest Huntsville, service was interrupted just after 10:00 p.m. when a vehicle struck a utility pole and damaged equipment along Newson Road near Drake Avenue. Crews repaired the damage and service was restored at approximately 10:50 p.m.