Dump Truck Hits Power Line at Euclid Ave and Ridge Ave Arlington Heights

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Truck brings down power lines on Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights.

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Arlington Heights responded about 1:27 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2022 to a report of a truck that hit a power line at Euclid Avenue and Ridge Avenue in Arlington Heights. The incident caused the closure of Euclid Avenue between Walnut Avenue and Northwest Highway in Arlington Heights.




Police, firefighters and paramedics arrived to find data lines and possibly power lines wrapped around behind the cab of a dump truck. There were no injuries reported. An overhead cable may have also hit a passenger car.

Overhead lines and a structure connecting power lines over the traffic signals at Euclid Avenue and Northwest Highway were also damaged.

ComEd estimated that power would be restored about 3:45 p.m.

Meade electric contractors were also on the scene to repair traffic signal structures at Euclid Avenue and Northwest Highway.

Truck brings down power lines on Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights.
Truck brings down power lines on Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Truck brings down power lines on Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights.
Truck brings down power lines on Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights.




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Meade electric crew working at Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights on Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Meade electric crew working at Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights on Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Downed cable at Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue on the northeast corner.
Downed cable at Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue on the northeast corner.
Police and firefighters putting together a plan to secure the scene where powers lines were down on Euclid Avenue near Ridge Avenue in Arlington Heights
Police and firefighters putting together a plan to secure the scene where powers lines were down on Euclid Avenue near Ridge Avenue in Arlington Heights.
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