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At 7:44 a.m. this morning, a motor vehicle accident caused a power outage affecting 531 BC Hydro Customers downtown Victoria.

The outage was caused by a motor vehicle hitting a power pole. 

Crews quickly arrived on site. According to BC Hydro’s outage map, it was estimated power would be restored by 5:00 p.m. 

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Several businesses took to social media to share the news of the outage and closures to their customers: 

As of 2:30 p.m., power was reportedly restored to the area. 

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