SUV strikes power pole during two-vehicle crash in Suffolk, closes E. Washington Street in both directions


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Detour signs are currently in place after an SUV struck a power pole during a crash in Downtown Suffolk Monday afternoon.

Suffolk Police say they responded to the two-vehicle crash just after 1 p.m. in the 700 block of East Washington Street. Reports say the crash closed the roadway in both directions.

Dispatch tell 10 On Your Side the crash involved a passenger vehicle and the SUV.

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Crews from Dominion Energy are currently on the scene making repairs to the power pole. Detours signs are also in place.

Officials say one person was sent to a local hospital for further treatment. The person’s current condition has not yet been released.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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