Semi hits power pole in Pearl District

Firefighters: No active flames found, power may be cut during repairs

Portland General Electric arriving on scene of a power pole that was hit in the Pearl District (KOIN)
Portland General Electric arriving on scene of a power pole that was hit in the Pearl District (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) – Several streets were closed in the Pearl District after a semi clipped a power pole early Tuesday morning, police said.

The crash was reported near the intersection of Northwest 13th and Overton.

Police on scene said the driver of the semi clipped the power pole as he was making a left hand turn into a construction zone.

The driver was not hurt.

Portland firefighters on scene said they responded to check to sure there were no fires burning. None were reported.

 

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