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Accident causes major power outage

ExtraNewLogo640Sunday afternoon, an accident on 34th North East Street knocked out power from FM 195 to Walmart.

“I was shopping and had to abandoned a full cart when the power went out and employees very nicely started asking shoppers to leave,” said one person who was at Walmart when the power went out. eParisExtra.com confirmed that Walmart was indeed closed pending the restoration of power.

At 5:20pm there were emergency vehicles on the scene including police, fire trucks, and Oncor.

The driver was coming around the curve at 34th Street when his truck hit the power pole breaking it in half.  It is unknown whether the driver sustained any injuries.

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