More than 600 City of Rock Hill utility customers’ power was restored Wednesday evening following a traffic collision and contractor’s gaffe.
Just after 12 noon, a single car struck a utility pole near the Winthrop Coliseum, knocking out power for about six hours. During the afternoon drive, city crews and police closed a portion of Cherry Road between Charlotte Avenue and Richmond Drive.
Cherry Road was reopened by 7 p.m.
Also Wednesday afternoon, a contractor hit a power line the Rock Hill-York County Airport, cutting power to 24 power customers near the Airport Industrial Park.
Power to those customers was restored by 4 p.m.
Rock Hill Police Department spokesman Mark Bollinger said one adult victim and one infant were transported to Piedmont Medical Center following the incident near the Winthrop Coliseum.