Accident knocks out power, traffic lights in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A large section of Wilmington near Independence Mall is without power due to an accident Thursday morning.

According to New Hanover County Dispatch the area spans from 16th and Wooster up to Wrightsville and Forest Hills and Oleander and Country Club. It also includes the area by Empie Park Fire Station.

Traffic lights are out in the area, so dispatch is asking everyone to treat lighted intersections as a four way stop. Duke Energy is headed to the scene.

According to dispatch a car hit a guide wire in the 800 block of Dawson Street. No injuries were reported.

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Categories: Local, New Hanover

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