COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A dump truck hit two power poles and brought down power lines across Belair Road on Friday morning.
According to Columbia County Emergency Dispatch, Belair Road was closed just south of Columbia Road shortly before 8 a.m.
The roadway was blocked from the intersection of Belair Road and Columbia Road to Oakley Pirkle Road for more than 8 hours. The roadway has since reopened.
Initially, more than a thousand customers in the area of Columbia Road and Belair Road were without power, but repairs have led to the power being restored to all affected customers.
No injuries have been reported. The driver was issued citations for truck violations.