Tractor trailer downs power lines, shuts down N. Main in Belton


Credit: Belton Fire Department

UPDATE — North Main Street has been reopened.

BELTON, S.C. (WSPA) — Drivers are asked to avoid a section of North Main Street in Belton following a accident that downed power lines.

Belton Fire Department said in a Facebook post Monday morning that North Main Street is shut down between Stevenson Drive and Calhoun Road. 

Belton Police said a tractor trailer pulled down multiple power and phone lines when pulling onto the roadway. Another truck pulled down additional lines while trying to navigate around the tractor trailer.

Drivers are being detoured around the accident.

Belton Fire Chief Brad Maness said Duke Energy and AT&T crews have been working to clear two downed poles, including a power pole.

FYI-Avoid the AreaNorth Main St in Belton is completely shut down between Stevenson Dr. and Calhoun Rd. due to a…

Posted by Belton Fire Department on Monday, August 12, 2019

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