In a press release, Nacogdoches police said North Street (business US 59) in Nacogdoches has closed to all traffic from Mimms Avenue N to King Street for the next 5-6 hours while repairs are made to power lines.

The announcement was made at 12:30 p.m., May 10, 2017.

The lines were severely damaged in a motor vehicle crash this morning.

Authorities asked motorists to use caution in the area and use alternate routes until the area is back to normal.