Tractor-trailer snags power lines, pulls down pole

Author: Christopher Yazbec, News editor, News4Jax.com, cyazbec@wjxt.com
Published On: Dec 04 2013 03:16:49 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 04 2013 04:09:37 PM EST
Broken power pole
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A tractor-trailer snagged power lines and pulled down a pole across a Southside road Wednesday afternoon.

Northbound lanes in the 6500 block of Powers Avenue were closed immediately following the accident, which happened just before 3 p.m.

One lane reopened a short time later.

A southbound lane was also expected to be closed for at least an hour.

At one point, there were about 3,000 JEA customers without power.