Power restored after car crash caused outage

POSTED: 03:02 PM MST Jan 04, 2014    UPDATED: 06:24 PM MST Jan 04, 2014 

Colorado Springs Utilities said power has been restored  nearly 2,700 customers who experienced an outage Saturday afternoon. 

The outages including 2,000 customers in the Northgate area and 700 customers near Vindicator Drive, according to a spokesperson with Colorado Springs Utilities.

CSU said both outages were caused by cars hitting electrical equipment. The outage happened at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and was restored by 6 p.m.