CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — Cary officials said Thursday night that a possible DWI crash closed a key intersection after powerlines were knocked down.

The crash closed the intersection of Chapel Hill Road and Harrison Avenue, according to an 11:19 p.m. news release from the Town of Cary.

The entire intersection will be “closed for a lengthy period of time” while powerline repairs are underway, officials said.

Patrick Sherman Laird, 32, was taken into custody and charged with driving while impaired and two other marijuana-related offenses, Cary police confirmed.

Drivers were being diverted around the closed intersection while repairs were underway.

The intersection remained closed as of 6:45 a.m. Friday.