Car Accident Knocks Out Power on 9th Court South

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A car accident overnight knocked out power briefly along 9th Court South and 24th Street. Police say the car was speeding when it crashed, flipped, and hit a power pole.

Alabama Power was called to the scene to remove the live power lines and repair the poles. The power has since been restored. .

The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.