Power restored in Varsity after outage caused by vehicle collision on Shaganappi

CALGARY –

Power has been restored for approximately 1,100 homes in Varsity after a car crashed into a light standard Thursday on Shaganappi Trail, knocking it out for over two hours.

Enmax confirmed that power was fully restored to Varsity residents by 8:20 p.m. Thursday evening.

Earlier in the evening, an Enmax spokesperson confirmed the incident, which took place around 5:43 p.m. at Shaganappi and Varsity. The light standard fell on some power lines causing the power to go out in the neighbouring district.

According to @YYCTransportation, southbound Shaganappi is closed to traffic. Police advise motorists to seek alternate routes.

This is a developing story…

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