Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Truck takes out communications pole

Photos and video courtesy of Phil Magnun.

At approximately 4p.m. Monday a 2016 Ford pick up struck a pole in front of Calvary Chapel.
Lincoln City police responded to the scene and temporarily halted all through traffic and diverted drivers to SE High School Dr.

Photos and video courtesy of Phil Magnun

No injuries were reported.

Power was reportedly lost and quickly restored in the area. According to sources, the pole belonged to Century Link and carried communication cables.

Crews worked throught the night and all lines and supports are back in place.

Don Williams
Don Williams
Writer, award winning photographer and former Mayor of Lincoln City. While not serving as the world's proudest grandpa, the Honorable Don Williams serves as publisher and editor of The Lincoln City Homepage.


  1. A professional assessment of the issue. “There’s your problem right there”
    There’s a telephone pole in the road.
    Takes me back to my time as a roofer, and doing repairs- there’s your problem
    right there, a giant tree branch stuck through the ceiling.
    It’s going to take a lot of beavers to fix this one..


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