TRAFFIC ALERT: Dump truck knocks down power lines in Jonesboro

TRAFFIC ALERT: Dump truck knocks down power lines in Jonesboro
Jonesboro City Water & Light crews repairing the downed lines. (Source: KAIT)
Jonesboro City Water & Light crews repairing the downed lines. (Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A dump truck has knocked down several power lines on Dan Avenue in Jonesboro.

Jeff Presley, director of Jonesboro and Craighead County E-911, tells Region 8 News the crash happened on Dan Avenue at Hasbrook Road.

Several power lines are down and the roadway is blocked.

The outage is affecting the traffic light at the intersection of Dan and Highway 63. Presley urges motorists to use extreme caution in this area.

Drivers should expect delays and yield to responding emergency vehicles.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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