Vehicle hits power pole on Hwy 55

BOISE COUNTY -- Highway 55 was closed in both directions for an extended period of time after a vehicle hit a power pole Friday afternoon.

Boise County dispatch says the pole had fallen over both lanes of traffic at milepost 76, about 10 miles north of Horseshoe Bend.

Idaho Power is reporting 2,890 customers are without power in the Garden Valley & Lowman areas. Crews are on scene but no word on when power will be restored.

As of 6 p.m., both lanes had reopened.

No word on any injuries.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

 

 

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