Tractor trailer hits power lines causing outages

Posted at 9:44 AM, Mar 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-22 09:56:57-04

A tractor trailer struck overhead power lines in the 200 block of East Joppa Road in Towson Monday, causing a power outage.

Baltimore County Police say the incident occurred just after 8 a.m., and caused multiple traffic lights to go out or malfunction in the area.

The tractor trailer has been removed and the driver was not injured, according to police.

BGE is currently working to restore power.

Police are encouraging motorists to use caution in the area.

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