Update: Portion of Hwy 99 closed for hours after crash downs power lines

The crash scene, courtesy Edmonds police.

Updated at 9:30 p.m.

Northbound Highway 99 between 224th and 220th Streets Southwest was closed for about four hours Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into a power pole around 3 p.m.

The road was closed because power lines were down and Snohomish County PUD had to make repairs, police said.

The roadway was reopened at 7 p.m.

One person was taken to Swedish Edmonds Hospital but the extent of injuries was unavailable Tuesday night.



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