Downed utility poles, wires briefly stop traffic in Deblois

Posted July 11, 2011, at 5:21 p.m.
Last modified July 11, 2011, at 9:24 p.m.

DEBLOIS, Maine — The intersection of Route 193 and Lane Road was reopened to traffic Monday night after a tractor-trailer became caught in utility wires and pulled them down, along with several utility poles. Service wires to several homes also were pulled out.

Dispatchers at the Maine State Police headquarters in Orono reported that the road was reopened around 7 p.m. Maine State Police and Washington County deputies, as well as the Deblois Fire Department and Bangor Hydro crews, responded to the 5 p.m. incident.

No one was injured in the accident.

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