Accident Causes Early Morning Power Outage
LIBERTY August 23, 2015 - At 4:15 AM on Sunday morning a major accident occurred on US 90 at MLK on the west side of town.
According to Office Rolando Aguilar a eastbound SUV on US 90 was attempting to make a left turn onto MLK and then decided he could not make the turn. The vehicle crashed into the property of Reeves BBQ where it struck a utility pole and a large catering trailer.
The crash brought the utility pole down and plunging the area south of MLK into darkness due to a power failure.
Some of the power on the south side of town was restored while the power pole was being repaired.
The driver Thien Tran age 49 refused medical treatment and was release to a family member.
The vehicle was insured.