For those out and about on a frigid day, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office warned of wires in the roadway near a busy intersection.
A tweet from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office shortly after noon Tuesday reported wires down across the road near Cortez Road and Fifth Street West.
Photos show a downed wire atop of a car. The condition of the vehicle’s driver is not known.
The sheriff’s office tweeted again at 3:30 p.m. that the roadway had been cleared.
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Roughly 300 customers were impacted by the incident for about two hours, Florida Power & Light reported. As of 4 p.m., the company says all customers were back up and running.
Florida 511’s live traffic map is showed some delays in the area after the downed wires were reported.