Crash closes Main Street in Southington - WFSB 3 Connecticut


Crash closes Main Street in Southington

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Southington police. (WFSB file photo) Southington police. (WFSB file photo)

A crash has closed a portion of Main Street in Southington, according to police.

They said it happened in the area of 466 Main St., closing it between Bristol Street and Chestnut Street.

A vehicle driven by a 17-year-old girl struck a utility pole, which was in the process of being repaired.

Traffic was being detoured in the area.

Northbound traffic was being detoured left onto Bristol Street, then right on Chestnut Street and then back onto Main Street.

Southbound traffic was being sent onto Chestnut Street, left onto Bristol Street and then back on Main Street.

The girl involved in the crash suffered minor injuries.

Police said her BMW was traveling south when it veered off of the road.

After striking the pole, it hit a fire hydrant.

The impact caused a total of two poles to come down and block Main Street.

No charges have been filed.

Police are still investigating.

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