Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A single vehicle accident on U.S. 17-A near Tea Farm Road snapped a utility pole and knocked out power to surrounding neighborhoods for several hours. According to the Summerville Police Department, Byron Gilbert Hansen Jr., of Canadys was traveling south on U.S.-17-A when he reached for an onion ring he had dropped. His car left the road and struck the pole, cutting the pole, leaving the top of it dangling over the road.† Hansenís vehicle was damaged but he was not injured
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