Hundreds remain without power after dump truck hits power lines in north Charlotte
The crash happened at W.T. Harris Boulevard near Reames Road and brought down power lines across the road.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Many customers remain without power following a traffic crash in north Charlotte near Northlake Mall early Friday morning.
The crash happened at W.T. Harris Boulevard near Old Reames Road and brought down power lines across the road.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said a dump truck took down power lines, causing the outage on W.T. Harris Boulevard between Statesville Road and Northlake Mall. All traffic lights are inoperable and officers will be controlling traffic. Drivers are told to expect long delays for several hours.
No injuries were reported, according to the CMPD.
Duke Energy’s website is reporting approximately 544 customers are without power in that area as of 8:55 a.m. The estimated restoration time is 2 p.m.
Huntersville Police said power was out along the Statesville Road corridor, from Alexanderana Road to Stumptown Road, and intersections were without power.
By 8 a.m., power had been restored in the area and most intersections were functioning normally, according to Huntersville PD.
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