Road closed after crash knocks over power and telephone lines in Hampshire

A road has been closed after a crash caused telephone and power lines to be knocked down.

Tuesday, 12th November 2019, 4:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th November 2019, 4:21 pm

The incident happened in St John’s Road, Hedge End, today and a diversion is in place, police have said.

No-one was injured in the crash and engineers are on route.

Pictures show a black Vauxhall Corsa was involved in the collision.

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Hants Road Police tweeted: ‘St Johns Road in #HedgeEnd #Southampton is currently closed whilst we deal with some fallen power & telephone lines following an RTC.

‘Luckily no injuries. Engineers are on route.

‘A diversion for cars & pedestrians via Alexandra Rd is in place. Please avoid the area. 26004.’

The fallen power lines in Hedge End. Picture: Hants Road Policing/ Twitter

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