May 9, 2014

Car hits power pole, knocks out traffic lights in Dalton

A one-vehicle wreck in the 400 block of Brooker Drive is backing up traffic at several major intersections during rush hour.

According to 911 dispatchers, traffic lights are not working at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard as well as the intersection of Chatsworth Highway and the bypass/Ga. 52 Connector.

Officials said no one was injured, but the vehicle struck a power pole, which has caused the traffic lights to stop working. The Georgia State Patrol is working the wreck. The call came in at about 4:30 p.m.

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