Friday, November 24, 2006
An allegedly drunk driver in Northborough ran his pickup truck into an electrical pole on South Street and Cedar Hill Road last night at 6:45, knocking out power to fewer than 40 households, according to Northborough police.
The driver of the pickup, Richard H. Merrill Jr. , 45, of Westborough, was uninjured, but was arrested at the scene and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. According to a National Grid spokeswoman, power was to be restored to the affected customers overnight.
-- Globe City & Region staff