Thousands of people had been left without power after an accident occurred on the Bayfront Parkway.
The accident happened around 2:40 p.m. this afternoon near the entrance of the Bayfront Convention Center.
According to Penelec, a dump truck hit multiple power lines and this caused a chain reaction affecting substations in downtown Erie.
This accident also cut electricity from about 7,600 customers.
A Penelec spokesperson said that most of the customers had their power restored in about a half hour.
All power was restored in about an hour as well.