Update 7:21 p.m.
Power has been restored to nearly all New Canaan homes, according to Eversource. Update 6:38 p.m.
Eversource officials say they expect power in New Canaan to be restored by 8 p.m. Sunday. Original Article
More than 1,000 New Canaan homes lost power late Sunday afternoon after a pole-mount transformer blew on Smith Ridge Road following a single-car crash. A sedan traveling southbound on Smith Ridge Road appears to have crossed into the oncoming traffic lane just south of Canoe Hill Road, clipped a guy wire that flipped into the primary, then crashed through the stone wall and into Hannan Field, according to officials at the scene. The accident occurred around 4:39 p.m., according to fire dispatch records. Continue Reading →