Vehicle Vs. Power Pole Closes Highway 49 In Angels Camp

Vehicle Vs. Power Pole Closes Highway 49 In Angels Camp

A vehicle versus power pole accident closed Highway 49 at the intersection of Highway 49 and Frogtown Road in the Angels Camp area yesterday. According to the CHP, the solo vehicle accident occurred just before noon. PG&E was called to the scene to deal with downed power lines and to repair the damaged pole. The CHP was directing one-way traffic through the Calaveras County Fairgrounds and asking motorists to take Parrotts Ferry Road as a detour. The driver was treated for minor injuries and traffic was flowing again in both directions by 12:30. 

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