Truck knocks down power lines, closing area of Nells Rock Road in Shelton

SHELTON — A portion of Nells Rock Road between Shelton Avenue and Buddington Road is closed until further notice, according to police.

Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said a truck struck overhead wires, causing a utility pole to break, leaving the pole and wires across the roadway. A red alert was sent out to residents by police stating that area of the road would be closed for the majority of the day.

Police ask that residents use alternate routes.

brian.gioiele@hearstmediact.com