Major Durham road reopens after crash takes down power pole

Durham County News
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DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A vehicle hit a power pole in Durham, causing a major street in the city to close for about two hours.

Durham police say the vehicle hit a pole just after 1 p.m. near the intersection of Cecil and Fayetteville streets.

Fayetteville Street was blocked from Martha Street to Nelson Street until about 3 p.m.

Cecil Street is still blocked from Fayetteville Street to Lincoln Street.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area, if possible. Police expect it to take several hours for repairs to be completed.

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