Driver crashes into power pole on Richmond Road in Norge

(Photo courtesy Katherine Moore)

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Richmond Road in Norge is currently shut down due to an accident.

(Photo: James City County/Facebook)
(Photo: James City County/Facebook)

Deputy Chief Steve Rubino of James City County Police says the single-vehicle accident happened at 6:00 p.m. in the 7200 block of Richmond Road, in front of the Williamsburg Hyundai dealership.

Rubino says the driver was distracted and hit a power pole. The driver suffered minor injuries.

VDOT crews were on scene to make repairs to the power pole. The area in the 7200 block of Richmond Road will be shut down for about 12 hours until the power line was fixed.

The crash is still under investigation.

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