Car hits utility pole, downs power lines on SR-510 near Olympia

Posted on Monday, August 2nd, 2021 at 10:22 am    

THURSTON COUNTY, WA — A vehicle crashed into a utility pole Saturday morning, causing state Route 510 to shut down in both directions due to downed power lines near Olympia, according to Trooper Robert Reyer with Washington State Patrol.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Chatham Drive Southeast and was first reported by WSP shortly before 7:00 a.m.

Crews with Puget Sound Energy were en route to the scene.

Motorists were instructed to detour through alternate routes until the road was cleared.

No other information has been reported on the circumstances behind the collision or any injuries sustained.

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