Traffic advisory for Bossier City on Benton Road

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 9:31pm

Bossier City police currently have Benton Road closed from Viking Drive to Melrose Avenue due to a vehicle crash that damaged a power pole on the intersection of Benton Road and Tilman Drive.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. when the driver going northbound in a pickup lost control and ran off Benton Road and hit the power pole. The driver only had minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

No power lines were knocked to the ground, nor has there been any power outages at this time.

Crews are on scene and tell police that they hope to have a new power pole in place by tomorrow morning.

Until then police will keep the effected portion of Benton Road closed.

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