Crash causes downed power line, road closure in Cedar Rapids
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 3:56 PM CDT
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Officials are alerting drivers to expect traffic delays following an accident at Mount Vernon Road and 25th Ave Friday afternoon.
Mt. Vernon Road is reportedly closed between Memorial and 25th with a powerline on top of a car. Alliant Energy is responding to the scene.
According to police, two vehicles were involved in the accident. Minor injuries are being reported with both drivers being taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.
This segment of the road will be closed until the utility lines are cleared and the cars are towed.
UPDATE: The roadway is clear.
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