Downed Power Lines Prompt Detours Near RTP
Posted December 6, 2001 12:19 p.m. EST
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a car Wednesday night is causing traffic problems around Research Triangle Park.
Crews are repairing downed power lines at the intersection of T.W. Alexander Drive and Miami Boulevard.
Officials said that a car traveling southwest on Alexander hit an 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler swerved and hit a utility pole, knocking down power lines.
The intersection is expected to be blocked at least until noon.
Detour signs are set up to guide drivers to alternate routes: