Huntsville Utilities announced via-email that power is restored to a large portion of South Huntsville after being out for approximately an hour, the result of a car wreck.
The outage effected an area from Drake Avenue to the north, Garth Road to the west, Airport to the south, and Memorial Parkway to the east.
The outage reportedly knocked out power to traffic lights and lead to significant back up along the heavily-traveled roads.
The wreck which caused the outage took place at Whitesburg Drive and Teakwood Drive. It was not announced if anyone was hurt in the crash.