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Wreck forces closure of Old Oxford Road in Durham

Posted January 6, 2016 8:18 a.m. EST
Updated January 6, 2016 9:08 a.m. EST

A wreck around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday closed a two-lane road in Durham.

— No one was seriously injured in a wreck around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday that closed a two-lane road to traffic in Durham and brought down three power line poles.

Old Oxford Road was closed Wednesday morning between Hebron and Hamlin roads after a car crashed into a power line, knocking it into the road. Police said a second power pole fell down later in the morning, causing a second crash.

Officials said the road might be shut down for several hours.