Jason Parker

Downed Power Pole Closes Part of Miami Beach Road

What to Know

  • Chopper 6 was over the scene near Alton Road and 56th Street, where an accident caused the pole to fall.
  • The scene is blocking the southbound lanes as well as causing backups on the northbound side.

A downed power pole has caused a traffic headache for motorists in Miami Beach.

Chopper 6 was over the scene near Alton Road and 56th Street, where an accident caused the pole to fall, blocking the southbound lanes as well as causing backups on the northbound side.

Officials are advising drivers to avoid the area and are rerouting drivers at 57th Street. Police have not released details about the accident.

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