Downed power lines on Alabama 25

Columbiana emergency responders work the scene of a motor-vehicle accident that blocked the road near the intersection of Alabama 25 and Old Highway 25 in Columbiana. (Reporter Photo/Jon Goering)

By NICOLE LOGGINS / Staff Writer

Columbiana – A semi-trailer truck has pulled power lines down into the roadway near the intersection of Alabama 25 and Old Highway 25  in Columbiana.

Columbiana Fire Department Assistant Chief Jerry Lamb estimated the highway could stay blocked for about three  hours.

Vehicles are currently being detoured around the site as both lanes are affected.

Ike Pigott, spokesperson for Alabama Power, said that 77 customers were affected and  he expects the situation to be remedied before noon.

Check back for more information as it is received.