Car crashes into Gresham power pole, portion of 181st closed
GRESHAM, Ore. —
A driver crashed her car into a power pole Wednesday afternoon, knocking it down and forcing a road to be closed.
Police have closed all lanes of Northeast 181st from Glisan to Pacific.
Police say the driver, a 40-year-old woman, initially ran from the scene. They cited her for failing to perform the duties of a driver and for driving with a suspended license.
She was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Police say speed was a likely factor in the crash.
PGE responded to the scene, and the road will likely be closed for a few hours while crews fix the damage.