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$5K job for FortisTCI to repair pole damaged in car accident; man critical from crash

Pole split accidentProvidenciales, 27 Au 2015 – FortisTCI said it took a seven man team and ten hours to restore power after that Monday morning traffic accident on Leeward Highway.

The 55ft power pole was severely damaged by the crash, which left the 55 year old driver in critical condition. Devon Cox, VP of Transmission and Distribution said that pole was holding a 35kv transmission top which powers Blue Hills and a 12.5kv distribution underbuilt feeder which takes care of Leeward Highway West.

Only a gold Ford F-150 was involved in the serious accident which sent a Kew Town resident to hospital. The pole repair was put at $5,000.

FortisTCI reminds motorists to drive carefully.

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