A power pole lays across 29th Street with wires strewn everywhere after a moving van hooked onto one of the lines and pulled the pole down Thursday around 3 p.m.

A power pole lays across 29th Street with wires strewn everywhere after a moving van hooked onto one of the lines and pulled the pole down Thursday around 3 p.m.

Downed power lines slows Vernon traffic

  • Apr. 7, 2011 11:00 a.m.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area of 29th Street and 43rd Avenue in Vernon after a van accidentally pulled down a power pole, leaving the lines stretched across 29th Street.

The incident happened at around 3 p.m. Thursday, and knocked power out to the area. The accident also knocked out several traffic lights in the vicinity.