YNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Lynchburg police say a car crash has part of Fort Ave closed for the next several hours.
3500-blk Fort Ave is closed to all traffic due to an accident .— Lynchburg DES (@LynchburgDES) August 23, 2017
They say the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday near Rutherford Street in the 3500 block of Fort Ave.
Lynchburg Police say the vehicle struck a utility pole which is damaged and will need significant repairs.
Fort Ave closed in both directions between Oakridge Blvd and Rutherford St for next 5-6 hrs due to accident cleanup. Avoid area.— Lynchburg DES (@LynchburgDES) August 23, 2017
Appalachian Power estimates that between 350 and 400 people are currently without power.
According to police, no one was injured in the crash.
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