Possible hit-and-run leaves parts of Crestwood, Kirkwood in the dark

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CRESTWOOD, Mo. (KPLR) – A semi crash took out power to several homes and businesses early Wednesday in Crestwood. The driver left the scene.

Just before 4:45 a.m.  A tractor trailer was backing up just before 4:45 a.m. at Big Bend Road and Holmes Avenue It hit a power pole. The pole snapped.

Several homes and businesses, including a nearby gas station, lost power. At last check, 879 Ameren customers were in the dark.

Several Kirkwood and St. Louis County Police cars parked behind a tractor-trailer no South Kirkham Road, two miles from the crash. The driver was questioned about the crash.

You may want to avoid the area near Big Bend near Interstate 44. The light signals are out, as well.