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TRAFFIC ALERT: Gornto Road in Valdosta blocked after vehicle strikes power pole

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Crews are working to secure electrical wires that fell after a vehicle struck a pole in the 1700 block of Gornto Road.

According to the Valdosta Police Department, around 2:45 p.m., a vehicle hit a pole and overturned, causing power lines to fall.

The three occupants that were inside the vehicle were able to get out, and are being treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.

Colquitt EMC was sent to the area to secure the lines. The Valdosta Police Department is blocking the street off from the intersection of Gornto Road and North Saint Augustine Road to the intersection of Gornto Road and Baytree Road.

Officials are asking that drivers avoid the area because of the expected traffic congestion.

The accident is under investigation.

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