Car hits power pole on Warwick Blvd in Newport News, causing closure

Dominion Energy crews on Warwick Boulevard in Newport News Aug. 18, 2017, after a car hit a power pole. The crash caused a closure at Cedar Lane. Credit: WAVY/LaVoy Harrell.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A car hit a power poll Friday morning on Warwick Boulevard, causing a closure.

Dispatchers tell WAVY.com the crash happened at Warwick Boulevard and Elm Avenue around 6:15 a.m.

The Northbound side of Warwick Boulevard is closed at Cedar Lane. Dispatchers say it is expected to be closed until 8 a.m.

The circumstances of the crash are currently unclear.

Dominion Energy crews on Warwick Boulevard in Newport News Aug. 18, 2017, after a car hit a power pole. The crash caused a closure at Cedar Lane. Credit: WAVY/LaVoy Harrell.

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