Traffic alert: Accident closes section of Hilliard Road in Henrico

Dominion crews work to repair a utility pole on Hilliard Rd. in Henrico

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — One lane has reopened in each direction on Hilliard Road in Henrico after a vehicle struck a utility pole earlier this afternoon.

The accident previously closed Hilliard Rd. in both directions between Linbrook and Thornrose.

Detours are in place and there is no estimated time for returning to normal traffic as Henrico police work with utility providers to replace a utility pole.

Authorities still encourage motorists to use alternate routes until normal flow is restored.

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