UPDATE 4/5 @ 9PM – The City of Victorville expects the closure on Stoddard Wells Road between the I-15 & Hwy 18 will last until at least midnight. Southern California Edison is working on a downed power pole. Motorist are advised to please use alternate routes.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) A stretch of Stoddard Wells Road in Victorville will remain closed for an unknown duration due to downed power lines.
At about 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, a tractor-trailer pulled off onto the shoulder of Stoddard Wells Road. The semi attempted to re-enter the roadway and snagged a guy wire used to stabilize the utility pole.
The tension caused the utility pole to snap sending the lines down across the roadway.
Southern California Edison employees are currently working on repairs.
Stoddard Wells Road between the I-15 and Highway 18 will be closed for an unknown duration.
No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.
Information will be updated as it becomes available.