MOORESVILLE, N.C. – A busy stretch of Highway 150 in Mooresville is closed after a vehicle hit a pole and took down power lines late Monday.
According to NC Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling on Highway 150 near Perth Road around 10 p.m. Monday when the driver lost control and hit a pole. The driver was not injured, according to troopers at the scene.
Mooresville officials said Tuesday afternoon the repairs were not completed until around 9 or 10 p.m. As a result, Highway 150 and Doolie Road were shut down for hours while crews clear the scene and restore power.
As a result of the road closure, school officials confirmed that Lake Norman High School, Lakeshore Middle School, and Lakeshore Elementary are closed for students and staff Tuesday.
Several schools will operate on a two-hour delay, including Brawley Middle School, Mt. Mourne IB Lake Norman Elementary School, and Woodland Heights Elementary School. Students and staff that can report on time are told to do so.