Gilmer Rd. closed after wreck knocks power lines into road - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Gilmer Rd. closed after wreck knocks power lines into road

A late night accident that knocked power lines down into the road has 300 Gilmer Road shut down at Delmar Street.

The wreck happened around 3 a.m., Monday. All the wreckage has been cleared, but the power lines are still in the roadway and crews are working to get them removed.

Southbound traffic is being re-routed off onto Delmar Street, then down Sylvia Street to Crystal Street and back to Gilmer Road at that point. Northbound traffic rerouted to Crystal then back to Gilmer Rd. at Delmar Street.

Commuters traveling between Upshur County and Longview should expect delays or use an alternate route to avoid this area.

There is no word on injuries in this accident.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • A painful pumpkin patch warning about ticks

    A painful pumpkin patch warning about ticks

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-10-18 16:27:31 GMT
    A California woman warning about ticks in the pumpkin patch. (Source: Facebook)A California woman warning about ticks in the pumpkin patch. (Source: Facebook)

    A woman has taken to Facebook with a painful warning for anyone heading to pumpkin patches this fall.  In the post Jennifer Velasquez says she contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever after wearing flip-flops and shorts to a pumpkin patch.  Jennifer Velasquez

    More >>

    A woman has taken to Facebook with a painful warning for anyone heading to pumpkin patches this fall.  In the post Jennifer Velasquez says she contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever after wearing flip-flops and shorts to a pumpkin patch.  Jennifer Velasquez

    More >>
  • Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

    Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-10-18 16:24:55 GMT
    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:15 AM EDT2017-10-19 06:15:55 GMT

    The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite.

    More >>

    The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly