Car Hits Power Pole, Live Line Lands on Car

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Fort Smith Police say a vehicle hit a power pole on Rogers Ave. Saturday evening, knocking a live power line onto the car.

An eyewitness tells 5NEWS there were people in the car, who were not allowed out until the power was shut off.  The eyewitness also says traffic is down to one lane on Rogers Ave. in that area.

A Fort Smith Police dispatcher did not know how many people were in the car or the extent of their injuries, but he did say the wreck was listed as an injury accident.