ALERT! 1200 Block of Front Street closed due to downed power lines

Published on Friday, 10 January 2014 20:15 - Written by From Staff Reports

The 1200 block of East Front Street is shut down for all eastbound and westbound traffic, according to a Tyler Police Department news release.

A Dodge Ram 1500 struck a utility pole in that block shortly after 7 p.m. causing the pole and the lines to fall over onto the street.

Oncor is on the scene and working to remove the lines, according to the news release.

Motorists are encouraged to find a different route.