Grande Prairie RCMP responded to a single vehicle motor collision with a power pole on 100 Street and 72 Avenue on Feb. 18, 2023 at approximately 2:10 a.m.

A vehicle was travelling south on 100 Street when it struck a power pole north of 72 Avenue. The lone occupant of the vehicle was not physically injured.

Due to the collision and downed power lines, traffic was diverted in the area of 100 Street at 72 Avenue to 75 Avenue.  Approximately 9000 residents were without power for a period of time as a result of the incident.

This is the second collision in the same area in under a week.  There was an incident involving a vehicle colliding with a power pole on 100 Street between 72 Avenue and 75 Avenue on Sunday, February 12.