WESTPORT, Conn. -- Part of Riverside Avenue is closed in Westport Monday morning after a car hit a utility pole, causing traffic delays and power outages.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Post Road West and Riverside Avenue, closing Riverside Avenue from Post Road to Lincoln Street. Police said that the road will be closed for an indeterminate amount of time, but it is expected to be a while. The traffic light at the intersection is also not functioning.
As of 11:30 a.m., there were 440 people in Westport without power.
Traffic is being detoured around the affected area, but traffic delays on Post Road East and the surrounding areas should be expected, police said. Drivers and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area.
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