AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Multiple power outages were reported on FirstEnergy’s website between Austintown and Youngstown on Sunday evening.

Power was restored for most residents by 11 p.m. Sunday.

According to FirstEnergy spokesperson Lauren Siburkis, the outage was caused by a car accident in the 1600 block of South Meridian Road.

By Monday morning, power to all customers was restored.


The call came in around 7:45 p.m. for the accident. Youngstown police could not confirm the cause of the accident or the condition of the driver.

Though FirstEnergy confirmed the accident caused the outage, Youngstown police could not confirm that.