Wreck closes part of Miami Boulevard in Durham

From Staff ReportsDecember 12, 2013 

— Police closed part of Miami Boulevard near the intersection of Chin Page Road early Thursday morning after a driver lost control of a car and struck a utility pole and fire hydrant.

The road is closed between Guardian Drive and East Cornwallis Road. Police said work crews expect the section of road to reopen by 9 a.m.

A white Pontiac was traveling northbound on South Miami Boulevard at 12:26 a.m. when the driver swerved into the southbound lanes and lost control. Live power lines were left in the road.

An investigation is continuing.

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