Utility pole tumbles down in Laguna Canyon, traffic closed for hours

On Tuesday, May 28 at 4:03 p.m., Laguna Beach Police and Fire personnel responded to the 2600 block of Laguna Canyon Road in reference to an injury traffic collision, into a utility pole.

The utility pole fell into the roadway blocking both directions of travel on Laguna Canyon Road. A second vehicle was following closely behind the collision, subsequently running over the downed utility pole.

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Photo by Diann Brashier

Laguna Canyon Road was closed in both directions for approximately six hours on Tuesday

Both drivers were transported to nearby hospitals for minor injuries.

Laguna Canyon Road at El Toro and Canyon Acres was closed in both directions for approximately six hours, while utility companies responded to repair the pole.


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