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Part of South Blvd. closed after south Charlotte crash

South Boulevard is closed between Scaleybrook and Woodlawn Road after a crash involving at least one vehicle, knocked down powerlines.
South Boulevard is closed between Scaleybrook and Woodlawn Road after a crash involving at least one vehicle, knocked down powerlines. Davie Hinshaw

South Boulevard is closed between Scaleybrook Road and Woodlawn Road after a crash involving at least one vehicle.

A vehicle struck at least two power lines on the road, WBTV, the Observer’s news partner reported, and one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center.

WSOC-TV reported the crash happened just after 6 a.m., and about 1,200 people in the area are without power.

LaVendrick Smith; 704-358-5101; @LaVendrickS

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