User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


75° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

15-Year-Old Crashes Car, Causes Power Outage

May 11, 2014, 5:26 PM by Leland Steva

15-Year-Old Crashes Car, Causes Power Outage
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

A fiery crash near Falls Park this morning caused many homes and businesses to lose power. Police say a 15 year-old boy was speeding and crashed into poles along Weber Avenue.

Police say officers found the vehicle rolled over and on fire. They were able to pull the 15-year-old out of the car, and brought him to a hospital. The boy had just minor injuries.

Crews are out fixing the broken power poles this afternoon. People in the neighborhood say they were without electricity for up to four hours.  Brian Gibbens knew something happened when his lights starting flickering and his mom's oxygen tanks shut off for a short period of time.

“I was kind of wondering what was going on. I was like 'Man I hope nobody is hurt real bad' or maybe it happened close to our home or whatever so I went out to look and see and yeah it had to be scary, even for the person that was in it, that was involved with it,” Gibbens said.

The 15-year-old was charged with a DWI, reckless driving, driving without a license, and not wearing a seatbelt.

Gibbens says that drivers are consistently driving above the speed limit on Weber Avenue.

KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com KELOLAND.com
Photo Credit:
Photo Gallery:

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Two People Go To Hospital Following Fight

7/28/2014 11:30 AM

Sioux Falls Police say a large fight behind the Best Buy store on 41st Street landed two people in the hospital early Sunday morning.

Full Story
Fmr. Walworth State's Attny. Charged With Rape

7/30/2014 1:27 PM

The former Walworth County State's Attorney has been arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree rape.

Full Story
Clerk Hurt During Attempted Robbery

7/27/2014 8:07 AM

Sioux Falls police are investigating an early morning attempted armed robbery that injured a clerk at a west-side convenience store.

Full Story
DeWit Family Adoption Journey Is Complete

7/23/2014 9:55 PM

It's the moment Craig and Rebecca DeWit have been waiting for. Their new sons, Judah and Elijah, are now home.

Full Story | Watch
Severe Thunderstorm Hits Corsica

7/26/2014 5:55 PM

Severe storms dropped heavy rain and large hail today in many parts of KELOLAND.

Full Story | Watch


Events