Traffic alert: slow go on Randolph Rd. due to fallen power lines

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - WBTV is following a traffic alert for you in South Charlotte. Duke Energy crews are on the scene of a crash that took down some power lines, closing one lane in each direction on Randolph Road.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say at least one vehicle struck a utility pole around midnight Thursday at Randolph Road, near Sardis Road. At least one person was hurt in the crash.

At this hour, the inbound lanes of the 5,100-5,200 block of Randolph Road are closed between Rembrandt Circle and Meadowood Lane.

WBTV First Alert Traffic reporter advises commuters to use Providence Road to get around this incident. Tune into WBTV News on the air at :26 and :56 past the hour through 9 a.m. for the latest on this traffic alert.

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