PCH Closed Due to Crash, Downed Power Lines in Torrance

Pacific Coast Highway was closed in the South Bay area Friday morning due to a crash and downed power lines.

The road was closed in Torrance from Pennsylvania Avenue to Crenshaw Boulevard after the single-vehicle crash, reported at 4:30 a.m. A car struck a power pole, causing the wires to fall onto the highway.

Power was knocked out to about about 1,700 customers after the crash. That figure was at about 100 customers by midday.

Repairs were expected to be complete by 8 p.m.

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