Tuesday 22 June 2021

Early Morning Accident Leaves Curridabat In The Dark

CNFL crews inspect the damage. Photo: Luis Navarro, La Nacion
CNFL crews inspect the damage. Photo: Luis Navarro, La Nacion

COSTA RICA NEWS — Although the road has been reopened to traffic, residents and businesses in Curridabat, in the area of EPA and Montesacro, remain without electrical power after a truck struck down a utility pole around 6:00am.

Crews of the Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL) – national power and light company (a division of ICE)- has been on site since the morning accident, saying they expect to restore power by the late afternoon.

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Fructoso Garrido, director of the CNFL, told La Nacion that it usually takes about 8 hours to repair a knocked down utility pole.

As a consequence of the accident, power was also affected in San Pedro and Tres Rios for more than an hour.

Source: La Nacion; Telenoticias

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