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.
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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.
The downed lines caused a power outage in the area and affected a number of traffic lights.READ MORE: Texas Attorney General Announces Formation Of 2021 Election Integrity Unit
While the westbound lanes are open, officials say the lanes nearest the power lines will be closed all morning.MORE NEWS: George W. Bush Calls Colin Powell A 'Great Public Servant' Who Was 'Respected At Home And Abroad'
No one, in vehicles or on the ground, was injured in the accident.