Traffic was blocked for less than an hour near the intersection of U.S. 41 and Buccaneer Drive after power lines were knocked down when a construction truck backed into a power pole, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
At about 1:30 p.m. Friday, the knocked over power pole and power lines were reported. Three cars driving down U.S. 41 were damaged as a result, according to the sheriff’s office.
There were no injuries reported.
Florida Power and Light immediately responded to the scene.
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Sara Nealeigh contributed to this report.