Driver killed in crash that knocked out power to portion of Las Colinas

The Irving Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred in the Las Colinas area.

At around 3:30pm, Irving Fire/EMS and Police responded to Spur 348/Northwest Highway near Las Colinas Blvd for a single vehicle crash.

Police say a vehicle was traveling westbound when the driver hit a guardrail and collided with a power pole off the roadway. Impact from the collision snapped the power pole and sparked a fire involving the power lines. The driver was unable to escape from the wrecked vehicle.

Power was knocked out to a portion of Las Colinas for hours until it was restored.

The crash remains under investigation.