Accident causes signal outage at Burnt Store Road and Veterans Parkway
A two-vehicle accident that occurred earlier this afternoon has damaged the power supply to the traffic signalization system at the intersection of Burnt Store Road and Veterans Parkway. One of the vehicles struck the electric box and knocked out the traffic control signals at the intersection.
The Florida Department of Transportation will be making repairs to the traffic lights; however, the power outage may extend for several hours and perhaps into tomorrow.
Cape Coral Police will have officers directing traffic at the intersection, and drivers are advised to use caution when approaching the intersection. Alternate routes also are suggested.
The accident was reported at 1:40 p.m. The drivers of the vehicles involved in the crash suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene. Both vehicles were damaged and towed from the scene.