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Accident causing road closure and power outage in Monument

Posted at 5:55 PM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 19:58:41-04

MONUMENT — A semi truck involved in an accident at Highway 105 and Sierra is causing a major problem for drivers and bigger problems for residents in the area. A power pole and it's lines were knocked down across the roadway and now Hwy 105 is closed between Roller Coaster Rd. and Knollwood.

Mountain View Electric Association is reporting a power outage in the area that affects several households. The outage is between Highway 105 to the south, Saddlehorn Trail to the north and Martingale Rd. to the west and Sierra Way to the east.

Officials are allowing some local residents into the area to get to their homes, but Highway 105 is closed to the general public.