Truck crashes into power lines, Augusta Fire Department on the scene

Truck crashes into power lines, Augusta Fire Department on the scene

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A crash near Arbor Dr. and Old Louisville Rd. in Richmond County left power lines down.

Richmond County dispatch says the call came in around 12:14 p.m. and Augusta Fire Department responded to the call.

Lots of power lines were down near Arbor Square South Apartments today after an unidentified vehicle ran into low-hanging power lines.

vehicle struck the power lines hanging across Old Louisville Road. The power lines were then dragged across the area and into his truck.

“The power line was already low going that direction, but his truck is a lot higher than mine, so when it hit it, it just snatched the whole line completely through my truck.”

Augusta-Richmond County EMA says the other vehicle involved fled the scene. There has been no further information about the vehicle or driver.

We will update you with more information as it is made available.

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