SAUGUS, MASS. (WHDH) - A car crashed into a pole, taking down power lines on Route 1 in Saugus early Wednesday morning.
Troopers responding to a reported crash in the area of the Bank of America on Route 1 southbound around 1:50 a.m. found that a car had smashed into a pole, according to state police.
Power lines from the pole ended up across the northbound and southbound lanes of Route 1.
State police temporarily shut down Route 1 in both directions but it has since reopened.
The vehicle involved in the crash sustained significant damage.
Its driver, identified as a 41-year-old Revere man, was not seriously injured, state police said.
An investigation remains ongoing.
No additional information has been released.
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