Crash downs power lines, closes road in Newark

The Newark Police Department is asking drivers to avoid the area of Newark Boulevard and Lafayette Avenue for the next two hours this morning due to a traffic crash with downed power lines.

Police said both directions of Newark Boulevard are currently shut down while PG&E crews work to clear the lines so the vehicles involved in the crash can be removed from the scene.

The Alameda County Fire Department has also responded to the scene.
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