Car crash brings down power lines, causes east Charlotte road to close for hours

North Sharon Amity Road in east Charlotte will be closed for several hours Monday due to a single-car wreck that snapped a power pole, causing power lines to block the roadway, officials said.


Crews closed the road between Central Avenue and Spanish Quarter Circle.

The road is expected to be reopened by 7 a.m. Tuesday, officials said. It was initially supposed to open back up on Monday night.

One person involved in the wreck had minor injuries, MEDIC said.

No further information was released.

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