Street back open after vehicle crashes into utility pole

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - A West Ashley intersection is back open Wednesday morning after a motorist struck a utility pole causing it to fall on the street Tuesday afternoon.

The intersection of Sam Rittenberg and Dickens Street was closed to drivers and traffic was detoured for several hours Tuesday night.

The motorist who crashed into the pole received minor injuries.

SCE&G says power to customers in the area was not affected.

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