Man charged with DUI in overnight crash in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is charged with DUI after an overnight crash in Lexington that caused a power outage.

Police say they were called to Tates Creek Road near Alumni Drive, just before 1:30 Tuesday morning. According to police, Maurice Moberly crashed his car into a pole in the area. Police say the vehicle then caught on fire.

KU crews worked to replace the pole. According to the outage map, about 100 people were without power early Tuesday morning due to the crash. Power has since been restored. The road was also shutdown for several hours but reopened around 7 a.m.

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