Early morning accident knocking out power to rest stations, and work sites along the Coquihalla.
BC Hydro's Dag Sharman says they were alerted to the outages south of Merritt this morning, just before 2am.
He confirms the accident occurred at the Larsen Hill salt shed.
"It was a motor vehicle accident that destroyed one of our poles. So, we had to go in and replace the entire pole, which was in a difficult location.
It's not known yet if, or how bad the driver of the vehicle was injured.
Power was restored to all the buildings affected by 2pm.