Tractor striking utility pole causes power outage, road closure in Quarryville

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– A portion of Route 222 was closed and hundreds of people were without power for a few hours after a tractor struck and knocked over a utility pole.

According to the Quarryville Fire Company’s Facebook page, authorities were dispatched to Route 222 near Solanco Road in Quarryville around 3:40 a.m. for a tractor that struck and knocked over a utility pole.

The pole is located next to Solanco High School.

It is unknown if anyone was injured in the incident.

As of 5:45 a.m., Route 222 is closed between Solanco Road and Black Burn Road, and it is unknown how long it will be closed.

PPL responded to the scene of the crash and over 200 people were without power for a few hours.

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