Power restored following accident on Folly Road

JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) — Power to more than 3,000 on James Island has been restored, according to SCE&G.

The issue stemmed from an accident involving a car and a power pole on Folly Road, Friday morning. According to an incident report, the driver lost control of his vehicle after approaching the intersection of Needlegrass Lane and Folly Road at 2:40 a.m. on June 23. The driver struck the SCE&G utility pole and a wooden fence before coming to a rest upside down.

Charleston Police and Fire, as well as Charleston County EMS, responded to the accident.

The road reopened just before 5:45 a.m.

Meantime, we are working to learn more details from the Charleston Police Department.

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