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updated: 3/12/2013 12:08 PM

Crash closes Winfield Road Tuesday morning

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  • A worker starts preparation for repair of a utility pole that was knocked down during an early-morning Tuesday crash along Winfield Road, south of Roosevelt Road near Winfield. The vehicle involved was engulfed in flames.

       A worker starts preparation for repair of a utility pole that was knocked down during an early-morning Tuesday crash along Winfield Road, south of Roosevelt Road near Winfield. The vehicle involved was engulfed in flames.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • An early-morning crash on Winfield Road in unincorporated DuPage County resulted in a downed utility pole and a car engulfed in flames. The stretch of Winfield Road between Roosevelt and Mack roads was closed.

       An early-morning crash on Winfield Road in unincorporated DuPage County resulted in a downed utility pole and a car engulfed in flames. The stretch of Winfield Road between Roosevelt and Mack roads was closed.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

A stretch of Winfield Road in unincorporated DuPage County was closed Tuesday morning after a car struck a utility pole, knocking it across the roadway, police said.

The sheriff's office said the one-car crash happened at roughly 6:30 a.m. Winfield Road will be closed between Mack and Roosevelt roads in Winfield Township for an unknown period of time, according to a news release.

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At the scene, it appeared a second pole had been knocked down, and the vehicle involved in the crash had caught fire. No injuries were reported, police said.

Further details were not immediately available.

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