Pemberton Elementary closed Tuesday due to power outage

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Pemberton Elementary School will be closed Tuesday due to a power outage, Andy Jenks with Henrico Public Schools said.

According to Dominion, a vehicle hit a power pole on Pemberton Road at Dehaven Drive around 5:30 a.m. This knocked out power to the elementary school.

Crews do not expect the power to be restored until Tuesday afternoon.

Pemberton Elementary is the only school being impacted. A school official said the school will reopen on Wednesday.

Henrico Police said that during the crash, a Dominion Energy vehicle was struck.

Traffic is being impacted on Pemberton from Quioccasin to Three Chopt Road. Police urge drives to use Gaskins or Parham Roads as an alternate route.

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