Power to be restored before 1 a.m.
Residents on S. Washington Street are without power for the time being, but this time it isn’t because of the weather. “Wires and pole were pulled down by a truck, but it left the scene prior to police arrival,” said Norton Police Lieutenant Todd Jackson. S. Washington Street is closed from Hill Street to Holiday Inn in Taunton. According to the National Grid outage map, 167 Norton customers are without power. They are currently on scene to repair the damage. The estimated time of power restore is Tuesday, Feb. 12, 12:45 a.m. The accident occured some time around 6 p.m. Monday.
Driver in single-car crash sustained non-life threatening injuries.
A single-car accident on Eddy Street sent a N. Attleboro resident to the hospital Wednesday night and has shut down the road for the next few hours. At this time it is unknown what caused 46-year-old Kate Hayes to veer off the road and hit a utility pole in the vicinity of 63 Eddy St. She was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital by Norton Fire Department for non-life threatening injuries. Hayes was cited for speeding and marked lanes violation. There were no other occupants in the vehicle. National Grid responded to the scene to repair damage. “They took out a whole pole,” said Sergeant John Eisnor. The driver hit the same pole that a Sysco tractor trailer struck April 2. That accident also shut down Eddy Street. National Grid responded…