Crash shuts down Lake Wheeler Road in Raleigh

From staff reportsFebruary 4, 2014 

— Police expect Lake Wheeler Road at Lineberry Drive will be closed in both directions until late Tuesday or early Wednesday.

A passenger vehicle struck a pole supporting power lines at the intersection, according to Lt. M.E. Glendy. The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m., bringing power wires down at the intersection.

Police were waiting on utility service crews to fix the line as of about 9:45 p.m. The affected stretch of road sits between I-40 and Tryon Road in western Raleigh.

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