Police: Car Slams into Pole, closes part of Route 9W

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Bethlehem, NY (WRGB) Part of Route 9W was closed in both directions following a crash that happened Thursday night.

Bethlehem Police tell us this happened near the intersection of Route 9W and Wemple Road.

Police tell us a car struck a utility pole causing wires to fall onto the road.

There was only one person in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

We're told the driver wasn't injured, and that the cause of the crash is under investigation.

Route 9W reopened around 6 a.m.

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