Crash in west Charlotte brings down power lines, blocks road for hours

CHARLOTTE — A road in west Charlotte was blocked due to downed power lines following a crash in the area Wednesday morning, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

The crash happened just after 7 a.m. on Wilkinson Boulevard near Remount Road.

MEDIC said three people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Police said both directions of Wilkinson Boulevard near Remount Road were closed for hours while crews addressed the downed power lines.

Drivers were told to seek an alternate route and avoid that area.

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