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Crash downs power lines, closes Hill Avenue

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UPDATE: One lane is open in each direction on Hill Avenue. Toledo Police have identified the man in this accident. 21-year-old James Williams was transported to UTMC Hospital. Officers say he does not appear to have life-threatening injuries.

A one vehicle crash that left power lines laying in the roadway closed Hill Avenue Tuesday night.

It happened around 11:00.  Police say a driver lost control just west of Byrne, veered left across the roadway and hit a power pole.  The vehicle flipped over during the crash and police say the driver was thrown from the vehicle.  We're told the driver was conscious after the crash and taken to a local hospital.

The crash left power lines laying in the roadway.  Toledo Edison crews have been called to the scene.  Police say Hill Avenue will be closed until repairs are made.  We're told that could be several hours.

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