Traffic alert: Cole Road closed in both directions after car hits power pole

March 31, 2014 

A busy stretch Boise's Cole Road has been closed in both directions after a car hit a power pole at Cole and Cascade, just north of Emerald..

Downed power lines prompted closure of busy Cole Road between Emerald and Fairview The accident was reported at 8:07 p.m., and police, fire and paramedics are on the scene along with Idaho Power crews. Initial reports indicated the driver of the vehicle that hit the power pole may have fled the scene on foot.

Cole is closed between Emerald and Fairview as crews work to repair the power lines.

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