Update: The road has reopened and power is back on.
GREENSBORO, N.C. –Around 2,000 people are without power after a single vehicle crash broke a power pole in the 2100 block of West Meadowview Road Saturday morning.
The power outage affects the 3000 block of West Gate City Boulevard and extends out from Holden Road to Florida Street, according to police.
Police said that Duke Energy has been notified of the situation and power is estimated to be restored in a few hours.
West Meadowview Road has been shut down between West Gate City Boulevard and Vanstory Street due to the crash, police said.
Police are urging motorists to use caution when approaching the area, especially at intersections with traffic signals.