Traffic

Wreck downs power lines on Western Boulevard in Raleigh

Posted September 9, 2014 5:20 a.m. EDT

Utility crews closed the ramp from Interstate 440 West to Western Boulevard in Raleigh early Tuesday after car collided with a utility pole.

— Utility crews closed the ramp from Interstate 440 West to Western Boulevard in Raleigh early Tuesday after car collided with a utility pole.

The wreck happened at about 2:30 a.m., according to investigators. The car, a four-door sedan, overturned in the wreck, and the driver was nowhere to be found.

The exit ramp from I-440 to Western Boulevard could remain closed through the morning commute. Drivers should continue on I-440 West to the Jones Franklin Road exit.

Drivers should take a right and then another right to access Western Boulevard.