BEN LOMOND - About 2,400 customers in the Ben Lomond area were temporarily without power Tuesday morning after a car struck a utility pole on Highway 9.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the car struck the pole around 4 a.m. and the road isn't expected to reopen until Tuesday afternoon.

Traffic is being diverted onto Glen Arbor Road, and the earliest estimated time to get traffic moving on Highway 9 once more is 2 p.m., CHP reported.

As of 9 a.m., power had been restored to all those affected by the crash, PG&E spokeswoman Monica Tell said.

Read the update here: Highway 9 estimated to reopen at 6 p.m., CHP says