Tree falls over power lines in Newport News

Posted at 2:53 PM, Dec 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-15 14:54:35-05

Newport News, Va. – Fire crews are currently on the scene of 200 block of Richneck Road after a tree fell over power lines, trapping one person in a car.

The call came in around 1:00 p.m.

A hazmat team is on scene due to a transformer leaking oil.

Virginia Power is working to clear the two poles that have been damaged by the incident.

The person was removed from the car without any injuries.