Traffic lights out downtown after 18-wheeler hit several power poles

Traffic lights out downtown after 18-wheeler hit several power poles
According to a tweet by the Hattiesburg Police Department, due to the power poles being hit, the power to traffic lights have been knocked out. (Source: Hattiesburg Police Department)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Motorists are asked to use caution driving to or through downtown Hattiesburg after an 18-wheeler struck several power poles Friday morning.

According to a tweet by the Hattiesburg Police Department, due to the power poles being hit, the power to traffic lights have been knocked out.

HPD officers are currently on the scene to direct traffic.

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