The driver of a passenger car escaped uninjured after an accident broke a power pole in half and left the vehicle on its roof Tuesday closing NC Highway 27/27 to traffic in Cameron.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the single vehicle accident just before 11:30 am on NC Highway 24/27 in the area of the Cameron Post Office. The first arriving units reported a vehicle on its roof with the power pole broken and powerlines on the ground.
The victim who was reportedly uninjured was able to free himself from the overturned Chevrolet Monte Carlo before the arrival of emergency responders. He was evaluated by EMS at the scene but did not require transport to a hospital.
NC Highway 24/27 was closed to traffic in both directions in Cameron and remained closed as of this report.
Responding to this accident were units with Cypress Pointe Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the NC State Highway Patrol.