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Crash shuts down Route 100

Published On: Jan 07 2014 10:38:59 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 07 2014 11:25:59 PM EST

Traffic was brought to a standstill Tuesday night on Route 100 in Chester County.

SOUTH COVENTRY TWP., Pa. -

Traffic was brought to a standstill Tuesday night on Route 100 in Chester County.

Around 6:00 p.m. police say a pickup truck hit a pole in South Coventry Township.

The pole then fell onto the road and caught on fire.

Route 100 was shut down in the area for several hours.

Another accident less than a mile away also snarled traffic.

There was no word on injuries.