Highway 14 near Oil Trough now open after power line down

Highway 14 near Oil Trough now open after power line down
A downed power line caused problems for motorists along Highway 14 in Independence County. No injuries were reported after a power pole fell onto a vehicle.

OIL TROUGH, AR (KAIT) - An area east of Highway 14 in Independence County was closed Wednesday after a power pole fell onto a vehicle, according to iDriveArkansas.com.

The website noted that the eastbound, outside lane east of Highway 122 was closed.

However, the roadway was open by 8 p.m. March 13.

According to Arkansas State Police, a box truck was going east on Highway 14 in the Simmons Lane when the power line fell on the vehicle around 4 p.m. March 13.

No injuries were reported and Entergy and state highway crews were working in the area on the issue.

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