Ax knocks out power near Fairbanks and River Road

by Roger Seay - email

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - An accident has caused a power outage near Fairbanks and River Road this morning.

Early reports had a truck involved but now it appears to be two cars.

Fairbanks is closed from River Road to Delhi.

Cincinnati Police are on the scene.

The accident happened around 10:21 this morning when two cars collided and one hit a pole knocking it down.  The driver was trapped in the vehicle.  The first officer on the scene was able to remove the driver from the vehicle safely.

The downed pole knocked power out to the area.  Duke Energy is responding to restore the lines.

FOX19 has a crew on the way and will have more to report as it becomes available.