Accident closes portion of Ligon Mill Road

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:01pm

UPDATE: Ligon Mill Road re-opened around 12:30 a.m.

The portion of Ligon Mill Road from Coach Lantern Avenue to Falconhurst Drive is closed due to an evening accident.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. a vehicle traveling south along Ligon Mill Road veered off the road before striking and breaking a utility pole. The driver suffered no serious injuries.

Electric crews are responding to repair the utility pole, but the work is not expected to be completed for several hours.

Wake Forest Police are directing traffic around the area. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and choose an alternate route.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.