Car takes out utility pole near NCSU campus
Posted November 23, 2011
Raleigh, N.C. — A single-car wreck knocked out a utility pole at the intersection of Brooks Avenue and Clark Avenue early Wednesday morning and kept the street closed for about five hours, police said.
A 20-year-old male ran into the pole around 2:45 a.m., but was not hurt, police said.
Alcohol was suspected to be a factor. The name of the driver has not been released.
Progress Energy crews were on scene overnight to begin replacing the utility pole. The road was reopened around 7:45 a.m.
No other information was available.