Map of outages posted by TECO. This was screenshot around 3:35 p.m. Monday.
Tampa, Florida -- Authorities say a car that crashed into a pole in the South Tampa area caused a power outage affecting over 1,600 customers around 3:30 Monday afternoon.
The crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of State Street and Howard Avenue.
After about an hour, TECO had most of the power back up and running.
No word yet on the cause of the crash or if there were any injuries.