Massachusetts

Multiple power lines down in Canton, heavy delays expected

A tractor-trailer appears to have struck some wires and possibly a utility pole

Multiple power lines are down in Canton, Massachusetts, and heavy delays are expected, according to police.

Police issued a traffic advisory around 10:45 a.m. saying that multiple power lines and a pole were down in the area of 95 Washington Street at Cobb Corner.

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"Expect heavy delays in the area throughout the day," they said, noting that there will be no access to the intersection.

Aerial footage from the scene showed a tractor-trailer that appeared to have gotten caught in some wires near a local Starbucks store. One utility pole was lying on the back of the trailer and another was on the ground.

Eversource workers and trucks could be seen near the tractor-trailer, but police said there is no word on when the work will be completed. About 115 customers were without power as of 11:25 a.m.

Motorists are being advised to seek alternate routes.

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