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.