Rollover crash downs power line, closes road

Posted at 8:40 AM, Jan 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-09 08:42:41-05

A rollover crash downed power lines and closed a road in Pahokee Saturday morning, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

The accident happened at 5:22 a.m. in the area of N state Market Road and E Main Street.

Crews on the scene found a tractor trailer on its side with the driver pinned in the cab. The vehicle rolled on its side after hitting several parked vehicles, officials say.

The driver was transported to a local area hospital for treatment of injuries.

FPL was requested to respond for down energized power lines. The road will remain closed until FPL can remove the energized power lines.