Student driver in semi-truck hits power pole in Gresham - KPTV - FOX 12

Student driver in semi-truck hits power pole in Gresham

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GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) -

A student driver behind the wheel of a semi-truck hit a power pole in Gresham Tuesday afternoon.

Gresham Police responded to the accident at 12:04 p.m.

Police said a semi-truck with a 53-foot enclosed trailer was traveling northbound on 181st Avenue when the driver attempted to make an eastbound turn onto Glisan Street and hit a power pole, snapping it in half.

No injuries were reported.

Eastbound Glisan Street will be closed to traffic for several hours while PGE replaces the pole. 

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