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Portions of Warwick Boulevard closed due to accident

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Posted at 2:35 PM, Oct 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-17 14:44:13-04

Newport News, Va. – Holly McPherson with Newport News Police advises that Warwick Boulevard from Mercury Boulevard to 73rd Street is closed while crews repair a power line that was significantly damaged during a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning.

Courtesy: Newport News Police

Courtesy: Newport News Police

Around 11:20 a.m., dispatchers received notification of a car crash at 73rd and Warwick Boulevard. Upon arrival, crews found a Honda Accord smashed against a power pole.

Le-Ha Anderson with Dominion Virginia Power tells us that no customers are without power as a result of this crash. She says they will have to replace the power pole, but service will not be interrupted.

The driver, a 60-year-old woman, was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening head and facial injuries .

Check back to WTKR.com for road re-openings.