A car being driven on County Trunk U in the town of Sturgeon Bay crashed into a utility pole causing the closure of traffic on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., Door County emergency personnel were dispatched to the intersection of Johnson Road and County Trunk U where a vehicle hit a utility pole on the northwest corner of the roadways severely damaging the front end of the car. Sturgeon Bay Utilities was on the scene repairing the damage to the pole which was compromised.
Southbound traffic on County Trunk U was detoured onto Cedar Creek Road to Taube Road for about one hour to allow crews to repair the pole and the tow the disabled vehicle. No information is available on the condition of the driver and any passengers who may have been inside the vehicle. Door County Daily News will update this story as more information becomes available.