Power Outage in East Asheville
UPDATE (12:35 P.M.) Representatives with Progress Energy tell News 13 the cause of the power outage in East Asheville was a vehicle accident on Hendersonville Road at the intersection of Tunnel Road. The wreck knocked out power to four traffic signals. Power was restored around 11:40 a.m.
Emergency personnel tell News 13 a major power outage in East Asheville is also impacting drivers.
Traffic lights are out on Tunnel Road, I-240 and near the Asheville Mall. Drivers are urged to use caution and treat intersections as four-way stops.