Light pole blocks traffic in Miami Beach after car accident

Cars collide, knock down pole at 71st Street

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - A street light pole is blocking traffic on a Miami Beach roadway after it was knocked down in a car accident Tuesday.

It happened at 401 71st Street.

According to police, two cars collided, pushing one car into the pole. The pole fell down on the street, blocking all lanes of traffic.

FPL has been called to the scene as police bring in a tow truck to move the pole enough to allow two lanes of traffic pass through the road.

Authorities have not yet determined how long it will take to clear the area, but expect continued traffic delays.

No injuries were reported.

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