Concord Blvd. near Hames Dr. (just northwest of Ayers, going towards Kirker Pass) in Concord is closed after a utility truck crashed into a power pole and overturned.
Power lines are down, and injuries have been reported, although we’re hearing the injuries are not life-threatening.
The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.
Thanks to all the Claycordians for the photos shown above.
Please use caution if you’re in the area.
UPDATE, 10:32am: About 40 people are without power in the area. PG&E says power could be restored by 6:30 tonight.
UPDATE, 11:05am: Concord Police say Concord Blvd. will be closed between Ayers & Trail Creek for the next 6-8 hours. Use Clayton Rd. as a detour.
UPDATE, 11:05am: Several Claycordians reported the crash involved an Astound truck, however, Concord Police say it was actually a PG&E truck.
UPDATE, 11:45am: It was originally reported that this was an Astound truck after three Claycordians said the truck belonged to Astound, then Concord Police said the truck was a PG&E truck. Now PG&E is saying it’s not one of their trucks.