Part of Old Jacksonville Highway closed in Tyler Azalea District due to live power lines down
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A crash at Old Jacksonville Highway and S. College Avenue caused at least two power poles and guidelines to break and fall in the roadway. Police said there were live power lines in the roadway as of about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Old Jacksonville Highway was closed from S. Broadway Avenue to S. Chilton Avenue, while S. College was closed from W. 8th Street down to Hamvassy Lane.
Oncor was on scene as of 4 p.m. and shut off electricity to the area.
The crash involved failure to stay on the road in a single lane, an officer said. No citations had been issued yet.
By 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, repairs were complete and the roads had been re-opened.
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