Early-morning accident downs power lines

Early-morning accident downs power lines

A road is clear this morning after a wreck downs several power lines.

The wreck happened just before 2:00 a.m. on Highway 231/431 in Hazel Green.

State troopers and the county fire department were called out to the single-vehicle accident.

WAFF 48 News can report that a man lost control of his car and hit a power pole, causing it to lean and the lines to drape across the highway.

Utility crews worked throughout most of the night to clear the road for the morning commute.

The driver of the car had minor injuries that were treated at the scene.