Scott Gordon, NBC 5 News
A car crash in Allen left Eagle Stadium without electricity for about 45 minutes Friday night.
A car crash in Allen left Eagle Stadium without electricity Friday night.
The crash occurred at about 5:45 p.m. when a car struck a pole at U.S. Highway 75 and Stacy Road in Allen, said Anna Kurian with Oncor.
The pole was damaged after the crash, and was repaired.
Sgt. Jon Felty with the Allen Police Department said a transformer blew in the area of Stacey Road and N. Greenville Avenue near Allen Independent School District’s Eagle Stadium.
Felty said the power was out for about 45 minutes prior to the start of Friday night’s football game.
Electricity at Eagle Stadium was back on by 6:43 p.m., Kurian said.