Downed pole blocks southbound Hwy 29

March 10, 2008 6:02:21 PM PDT
Southbound state Highway 29 at Trancas Street in Napa has been blocked by a downed power pole this morning following an injury accident that occurred on city streets, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A vehicle drove into a pole on city streets at about 1:30 a.m., CHP Officer Johnston said. Unknown injuries were reported, he said.

The power pole has blocked both southbound lanes of the Highway at Trancas Street, Johnston said.

A Sig-alert was issued at about 2:05 a.m., and a long-term closure is expected, according to the CHP.