Crews Responding To A Vehicle Into A Power Pole In Kanawha County

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK)- Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle into a power pole.

The call came in about 5:15 p.m. on Sunday afternoon that a vehicle had crashed into a power pole splitting it in two.

The accident happened in the 1700 block of MacCorkle Avenue and South Ruffner Road in Kanawha City.

Charleston Police and Fire Departments, as well as medics responded to the scene. 

According to dispatchers, the driver sustained no injuries.

Dispatchers also tell 13 News that there are High Tension Power Lines down across the road as a result of the accident and AEP has been notified.

The eastbound slow lane of MaCorkle Avenue is shut down as crews work to clean up the accident and work on the power pole and power lines.

Please avoid the area at all costs.

We have a crew on scene and will update with the latest information as it becomes available.

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