Reston Avenue Closed After Car Knocks Out Pole

Electric pole on Reston Avenue

The driver of a pickup truck hit a electrical pole on Reston Avenue between Reston Parkway and Leesburg Pike about 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

The crash knocked over the pole and live power lines.

The road was closed as of 4:30 p.m. as law enforcement officials and Dominion Virginia Power personnel cleared the scene.

There were no injuries. Witnesses said the driver said he swerved to avoid an animal.

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