Road Closure in East Medford

N. Foothill Rd. closed between Eucalyptus Dr. & Lone Pine Rd.

Posted: Feb. 8, 2018 7:22 AM
Updated: Feb. 8, 2018 1:34 PM

Medford, Ore. -- 
A car hit a power line just after 3 AM in East Medford. This has prompted the closure of N. Foothill Road between Eucalyptus Drive and Lone Pine Road. Officials are unsure how long the road will be closed.

All schools in the Medford School District have power. Medford Police have been called to assist in aiding traffic around Lone Pine Road.
At first more than 1,700 people were affected by the outage. Currently, only 755 people are affected by the outage. Power restoration time is estimated to be 10 AM.

Police say the driver that crashed into the power line is suspected of driving under the influence.

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