ROWLETT (CBSDFW.COM) – A section of Lakeview Parkway (Highway 66) was shutdown in Rowlett after a big rig slammed into a power pole and caused a chain reaction crash.
Several poles came crashing down or were left leaning over the eastbound lanes of the roadway, near Main Street, when the semi wrecked just before 7:00 a.m.READ MORE: Child Protective Services Investigating After Haltom City Police Find 1-Year-Old Alone In Street At Night
The downed lines caused a power outage in the area and affected a number of traffic lights.READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
While the westbound lanes are open, officials say the lanes nearest the power lines will be closed all morning.MORE NEWS: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway
No one, in vehicles or on the ground, was injured in the accident.