GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Green Bay woman charged after crash causes power outage

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WEDNESDAY 1/27/2021 1:20 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The woman involved in Tuesday’s crash on Lombardi Ave has been charged.

According to officials, the 33-year-old woman was charged with a misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct and a traffic citation.

Officers say the woman is in custody after hitting her husband’s car with the car she was driving and subsequently losing control of the vehicle causing her to crash into the pole and flip over.

The crash caused 1650 people to lose power.

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL: UPDATE: Green Bay crash and power outage caused by domestic dispute

WEDNESDAY 1/27/2021 12:32 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis (WFRV) – The Lombardi Ave. crash that caused 1650 people to lose power was a result of a domestic violence dispute, according to Green Bay Police.

Officers say a 33-year-old Green Bay woman is in custody after hitting her husband’s car with the car she was driving and subsequently losing control of the vehicle causing her to crash into the pole and flip over.

The driver was taken to the hospital and treated for her injuries.

She was then discharged and taken to the Brown County Jail.

UPDATE: WPS working to restore power, no details on accident

Jan 26, 2021, 07:51 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – According to Wisconsin Public Service, crews are on the scene restoring power to customers after a crash.

Currently, there are 58 customers still without power. Crews expect to have power restored late this evening.

There’s no word on the details of the accident at this time.

Original Story: TRAFFIC ALERT: Lanes closed, possible power outages on Lombardi Ave. due to crash

Jan 26, 2021, 05:23 p.m. 

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Police are currently investigating a traffic accident that happened on Lombardi Avenue.

Currently westbound Lombardi Avenue is completely shut down and eastbound Lombardi Avenue is down to one lane.

According to Wisconsin Public Service, over 1,000 customers don’t have power due to damage to a utility pole. They estimate to have all power restored by midnight.

Green Bay Police is asking motorists to avoid Lombardi Av between S. Oneida St and S Ridge Rd. Alternate east/west routes are Mason St and State Hwy 172.

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