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Car crash downs power lines onto US 41 in Sarasota

FPL crews worked overnight to repair damage to the pole and lines.
Credit: Duke Energy

SARASOTA, Fla. — A car crashed into a power pole Sunday night, causing power lines to fall across U.S. 41 and shutting down a portion of the road, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said.

The crash happened at Holiday Drive and S. Tamaimi Trail and closed down U.S. 41 southbound at Eugene Street and northbound at Beneva Road. 

The sheriff's office announced that all lanes of U.S. 41 were open just before 1 a.m. Monday. 

FPL crews worked overnight to repair damage to the pole and lines, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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