A Jacksonville woman has been cited for careless and weakness driving as well as failure to maintain lane control.
Brittany Massie, 24, of Jacksonville and her small child were driving down Henderson Drive when Massie struck a utility pole, according to Jacksonville Police. Massie nor her small child needed medical assistance. Officials say Henderson Drive is expected to be closed until midnight.
The incident happened around 4:53 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Henderson Drive. The accident closed Henderson Drive traffic in both directions. Northbound traffic was detoured to Elm Street and southbound traffic detoured to Doris Avenue.
Nearly 1,300 residents were without power in the area, according to Duke Energy officials. Duke Energy said that power should be restored around 7:15 p.m.