Electric pole struck causing traffic delays on Route 8, Montgomery County

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Motorists will face delays on Route 8/Rhiner Road near Route 693/ Childress Road as the electric company crews repairs a power line struck by a vehicle this morning, Nov. 8.

Motorists will face delays on Route 8/Rhiner Road near Route 693/ Childress Road as the electric company crews repairs a power line struck by a vehicle this morning, Nov. 8. (PHOTO: Courtesy MGN.)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Motorists will face delays on Route 8/Riner Road near Route 693/ Childress Road as crews repair a power pole struck by a vehicle Friday morning, Nov. 8.

All west and east lanes are closed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The area nearby has experienced power outages because of the situation, said Montgomery Sheriff’s Office official.

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