NORTH ROYALTON -- Police say several people were hurt and thousands were left without power when an SUV crashed into a utility pole early Monday.

The accident happened on Route 82 near York Road in North Royalton. At least two people were transported to area hospitals. Additional emergency crews were dispatched to the scene from surrounding municipalities.

An officer involved responding to the incident sustained injuries, but was treated at the scene.

Thousands in North Royalton and surrounding cities, including Parma Heights, were left without power overnight. Power has since been restored.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash. The conditions of those injured aren't known at this time

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