All lanes of South Kirkwood Road reopen following early morning - KMOV.com

All lanes of South Kirkwood Road reopen following early morning crash

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A car crashed into a utility pole on South Kirkwood Road Thursday morning (Credit: KMOV) A car crashed into a utility pole on South Kirkwood Road Thursday morning (Credit: KMOV)

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A car crashed into a utility pole causing power outages and road closures in Kirkwood early Thursday morning.

The crash, which occurred around 1:30 a.m. on South Kirkwood Road, caused the power pole to snap, twisting the power lines.

News 4 has confirmed there are power outages in the area, but the number of people affected has not been released.

Both directions of the roadway were closed south of Big Bend following the crash. The southbound lanes of South Kirkwood Road reopened around 5:10 a.m. and the northbound lanes reopened just before 10 a.m. 

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