ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. – Power has been restored to more than 15,000 Ameren Illinois customers in the Metro East.
A spokesperson for Ameren says the outage occurred when a car hit a pole Monday.
Power was knocked out to residents in Caseyville, Fairview Heights, Swansea, O'Fallon, and Shiloh.
Service was restored by 2:30 p.m. Monday. Ameren Illinois asks anyone still without power to call 800-755-5000.