Watertown Fire Rescue responds to a vehicle accident with a downed power line.
Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle accident in the area of 1428 South Lake Drive at 12:57 PM today for a Ford pickup that had struck a power pole causing it to break and the power line to fall across the road.
The pickup continued into the ditch coming to a stop about 200 feet from where the pole was hit. Watertown utilities were on scene to clear the road and Performance Towing was on scene to remove the pickup.
Watertown Fire Rescue and Watertown police blocked both lanes of traffic for a short time while the roadway was cleared. Damage was sustained to the power pole and the front of the pickup but the driver was uninjured in the accident.