Wreck brings down power lines in Durham

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Powerlines down on Old Oxford Road in Durham after accident (WTVD)

An accident that knocked down power lines and caused a vehicle to overturn has shut down part of Old Oxford Road in Durham.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. when the vehicle hit three utility poles.

Authorities said the driver was taken to hospital with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed between Hamlin Road and Hebron Road. It is unclear when the roadway will reopen.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area.

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