DURHAM — 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.