JOPPA, MD—Route 40 has been shut down in the Joppa/Edgewood area.
At around 10:15 p.m. on Friday night, a vehicle struck a utility police bringing power lines down along Pulaski Highway.
The Maryland State Highway Administration advises that Route 40 has been shut down in both directions just west of MD-152.
All lanes are closed due to power lines and a utility pole in the roadway.
Motorists should use an alternate route.
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