Crash Causes Power Outage

Accident-210-Dell-Meadows-2One person was seriously injured after a car slammed into a power pole Thursday night.  The wreck happened on Highway 210 at Dell Meadows Drive outside of Four Oaks.

A vehicle ran off the roadway and collided with the utility pole, knocking live power lines to the ground.   Highway 210 was completely shut down until Duke Energy crews could arrive on the scene.
Over 400 homes in the area were without power until the damaged pole was replaced. 

The driver of the car was briefly trapped inside the wreckage. After being freed the driver was rushed by 50-210 EMS to Wake Medical Center.  The Four Oaks Fire Department also responded to the scene.

The NC Highway Patrol was still investigating the accident on Friday and no additional details were released.   Photos by