A hit-and-run wreck has downed power lines and closed the intersection of Bradford Drive and Hovis Road in northwest Charlotte Thursday morning.
The wreck happened shortly before 7 a.m.
The intersection will be closed through the morning rush hour while repairs are made, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a traffic alert at 7:45 a.m.
Surrounding streets and intersections are also without power, and police urge drivers to use caution.
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Police have reported traffic signals out along Hovis Road to Brookshire Boulevard, which is experiencing long backups as a result.
The hit-and-run involved a tractor-trailer hitting a utility pole, police said.