Traffic

Cars hit power pole, close portion of South Saunders Street

Posted January 13, 2016 10:00 p.m. EST

 Accident

— South Saunders Street was expected to be closed for the majority of Wednesday night after a two-car accident.

Authorities said that two cars ran off South Saunders Street near Illeagnes Road, hitting a power pole and several trees.

Power to several nearby businesses was impacted.

Traffic is being rerouted through Wilmington Street and Illeagnes Road until repairs are made.