CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A suspect crashed into power lines during a brief chase in north Charlotte on Monday.
The crash closed a portion of W.T. Harris Boulevard after power lines fell into the roadway, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Police said the crash brought down power lines where Harris intersects with Lakeview Road.
Officers stopped eastbound traffic at Statesville Road for several minutes.
Later in the afternoon, CMPD officials said officers were pursuing a suspect wanted for shooting into an occupied dwelling back on October 26. After the crash, authorities took the suspect into custody.
CMPD said detours will be available to get around the closure.
There was no estimated time given for the road to reopen.