Blackout at Burridge after car hits substation wall

Substation damaged near Burridge. Picture by: Mike Bell Photography
Substation damaged near Burridge. Picture by: Mike Bell Photography
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A CAR ploughed into the wall of a substation causing a village to have a power blackout.

The accident happened at the junction of Swanwick Lane and Botley Road, near Burridge, near Fareham,

Picture: Mike Bell Photography

Picture: Mike Bell Photography

Hampshire police were called at 9.17pm after a number of witnesses saw the incident.

Police confirmed a 29-year-old man was driving the Fiat Punto that crashed, and he escaped uninjured.

The roads policing unit is now investigating the cause of the crash.

No arrests have been made.

Picture: Mike Bell Photography

Picture: Mike Bell Photography