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Washington Center Road shut down after crash

Police said a woman driving a pick-up truck crashed into a utility pole west of Coldwater Road just before 9 p.m., snapping the pole.

Posted: Nov. 19, 2017 10:36 PM
Updated: Nov. 20, 2017 7:58 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Washington Center Road was shut down for several hours Sunday night.

Police said a woman driving a pick-up truck crashed into a utility pole west of Coldwater Road just before 9 p.m., snapping the pole.

The woman was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Indiana Michigan Power arrived just before 10 p.m. to replace the pole.

The pole had several power lines connected to it, including lines across the street.

Power had to be shut off to nearby businesses as crews replaced the pole.

It's not clear how long repairs will take.

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