Highway 61 traffic near Savage Road being diverted after power pole accident

Traffic on Highway 61 near Savage Road is being diverted as utility crews repair a pole hit by a vehicle last night.

SCE&G is reporting scattered outages in the area while the damage is fixed.

Traffic is being diverted onto Paul Cantrell Boulevard.

The scene is expected to be cleared around 10 a.m., according to an SCE&G spokeswoman.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.