A car accident took out a power pole in Southern Pines late Tuesday afternoon. The two-car accident occurred at the corner of Broad Street and Vermont Avenue at 6 p.m.
The accident involved a Toyota Prius and a Silverado truck. The truck struck the power pole completely severing it. No one was injured in the accident.
Duke Progress Energy responded to the scene to replace the pole.
Broad Street was shut down at the intersection and traffic rerouted.
Southern Pines Police were on the scene and is investigating the cause of the accident.
Responding were Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and Southern Pines Police Department.
~Written by Sandhills Sentinel Publisher B.J. Goodridge.