Struck pole causes power outage near Rayleigh

Traffic is snarled on Highway 5 north of Kamloops after a vehicle left the road and struck a hydro pole, causing live lines to fall onto nearby railway tracks.

Emergency crews were called to a stretch of the Yellowhead highway near Rayleigh just after 11:30 a.m. for a report of a crash.

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One southbound lane of traffic was closed while BC Hydro crews complete repairs.

No serious injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

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