Car crashes into power pole, one person hurt

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. - UPDATE Thursday 9:44 a.m.:

According to a press release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, all lanes have reopened. 

Original Story:

One person is hurt after a car crashed into a power pole Wednesday evening.

It happened on W. Wisconsin Avenue, in front of Kolosso Toyota just before 8:00 p.m., according to a police release. 

A small truck struck a power pole, causing it hang over the roadway. WE Energies is currently on scene to replace the power pole.

The driver was taken to a hospital and received treatment for non-life threatening injuries, Grand Chute Police said. Officers added drugs and/or alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash.

Wisconsin Avenue is currently closed to traffic between N. Bluemound Dr. and N. Lynndale Dr. The closure is estimated to last until 4 a.m. Thursday, police said.

Crews ask that you avoid the area. W. College Avenue remains unaffected, providing a detour away from the closure.

Some businesses in the area may experience a loss of power while repairs are completed.
 

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