Vehicle crash downs power line in Spencer

Published 8:55 pm Wednesday, April 12, 2023

SPENCER — According to information from the Spencer Fire Department a vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Salisbury Avenue shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

As a result of the incident Salisbury Avenue by Bojangles was closed in both directions for a short period. The vehicle involved was a white Honda sedan.

According to Police Chief Michael File, the driver did not sustain serious injuries, but was both cited for inattention and charged with driving without a license. In addition, File said the driver’s auto insurance would have to cover the cost for Duke Energy to replace the pole.