832 homes in Bray Park were without power as of 2.15pm Friday.
832 homes in Bray Park were without power as of 2.15pm Friday. Essential Energy

Hundreds of homes without power after crash

HUNDREDS of homes were without power for a short time after a car crash in Bray Park this afternoon.

An Essential Energy spokeswoman said the blackout was triggered when a car drove over a low-voltage pillar box in Oakband Tce about 1.50pm.

In Bray Park and Murwillumbah, 832 homes remained without power until Essential Energy workers restored supply within about 20 minutes.

Crews remained on scene as of 2.30pm.

Customers with concerns can contact Essential Energy on 13 20 80.



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