Tractor-Trailer Smashes Into Pole, Closing Southern Avenue

Southern Avenue SE was closed Thursday afternoon after a tractor-trailer crashed into a Pepco pole.

The major thoroughfare the marks the D.C-Maryland border was blocked in both directions at the 800 block as of 4:30 p.m., officials said. The force of the crash crumpled the vehicle's trailer. 

No one was injured, a D.C. Fire and EMS Department representative said.

What caused the crash wasn't immediately known.

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