GASTONIA, N.C. – A busy road in Gastonia is currently blocked after a crash knocked down power lines Thursday morning.

According to Gastonia Police, an early morning accident at the intersection of South New Hope Road and Titman Road blocked the roadway after a driver hit a power pole and took down multiple lines.

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Police told NBC Charlotte that the intersection is expected to be blocked for a couple of more hours, including through the morning rush Thursday.

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