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Sunday, July 24, 2022

Vehicle crashes into utility pole on E Silver Springs Boulevard

A vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Saturday afternoon near the intersection of E Silver Springs Boulevard and NE 8th Avenue in Ocala.

The collision resulted in downed power lines, and all eastbound lanes on E Silver Springs Boulevard at NE 8th Avenue are temporarily closed.

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The vehicle struck a utility pole on Saturday afternoon near the intersection of E Silver Springs Boulevard and NE 8th Avenue

Ocala Electric Utility arrived on scene, and it may take several hours for all lanes to open. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area.

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All eastbound lanes near the intersection are temporarily closed while Ocala Electric Utility works on repairs (Photo courtesy of the Ocala Police Department)

There were minor injuries reported.