Crash involving utility pole causes road closure in Steele Creek

CHARLOTTE — A road in the Steele Creek area is closed due to an accident involving a utility pole Friday morning.

The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Steele Creek Road near Westinghouse Boulevard.

At the scene, Channel 9 crews observed an overturned box truck and a damaged utility pole.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said Steele Creek Road at Westinghouse Boulevard is expected to be closed for an extended period of time.

Drivers are asked to seek an alternate route.

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