Road closures expected overnight in Henrico after driver crashes into utility pole

Road closures expected overnight in Henrico after driver crashes into utility pole
Police say the crash happened around 8 p.m. at the intersection of Dumbarton and Staples Mill Road. (Source: Henrico Police)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - A crash in Henrio caused significant damage to a utility pole and closed roads while crews made repairs.

Police say the crash happened around 8 p.m. at the intersection of Dumbarton and Staples Mill Road.

Due to the damage to the pole, workers closed the road until repairs could be made. The closures are expected to last overnight and possibly into the morning commute.

The following roads are closed:

  • Dumbarton Road is closed at Impala and Byrdhill Road – No Traffic can approach Staples Mill beyond Byrdhill Road
  • Staples Mill eastbound is blocked at Northside
  • Staple Mill westbound to include traffic from I-64 must make a left onto Dickens Road.

Police say eastbound traffic on Staples Mill may also be backed up to Hillard Road in the morning due to truck traffic needing space to navigate.

UPDATE: All lanes of Staples Mill Road are now open. The off-ramp from I-64 is also open.

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