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Car flips into Florissant power pole and catches fire, causing outages

The crash knocked out power to several residents in the area.
Credit: Left: Amanda Mills; Right: Rebecca Lindley

Power went out to several homes in Florissant on Saturday afternoon after a car flipped into a light pole and caught fire.

The crash happened on New Halls Ferry Road, just west of Hambletonian Drive.

Credit: Amanda Mills
Credit: Rebecca Lindley
Credit: Rebecca Lindley

Witnesses on scene told 5 On Your Side that two people were inside. Police have not released the condition of anyone involved in the crash.

As of 4 p.m., 118 customers were without service in the area. Ameren crews were on scene working to restore power.

This is a developing story.