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Commuters held up after North Shore Road collision

Digicel workers repair phone lines on a pole which was hit by a single vehicle today (Photo by Akil Simmons)

North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish was closed to through traffic this morning following a single vehicle collision which damaged a telephone poll.

The collision took place early this morning near the Howzat liquor shop in Shelly Bay.

A Belco spokesman said the road was opened shortly after 8.30am.

A police spokesman said earlier that traffic headed east was diverted along Harrington Sound Road and over to South Shore Road or Knapton Hill at Devil’s Hole.

Traffic headed west, was diverted along Wilkinson Avenue to Paynters Road and onto South Shore Road. Motorists may also use Knapton Hill to access South Shore Road.

A Belco spokesman said: “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited crews are currently working to replace a utility pole and repair damaged wires following a single vehicle accident near Shelly Bay early this morning.”

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Published July 19, 2021 at 4:44 pm (Updated July 19, 2021 at 7:13 pm)

Commuters held up after North Shore Road collision

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