Downed power line closes part of Hillsborough Ave.

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A downed power pole closed part of a busy Tampa road Wednesday during the morning commute.

A truck severed a TECO power pole at Lois Avenue, which caused lines to hang low over Hillsborough Avenue.

The eastbound lanes of Hillsborough Avenue are closed near Lois.

A Tampa Fire Rescue spokesperson said no one was injured in the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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