The Patrol Unit of the Durham County Sheriff's Office has temporarily closed Glenn School Road from Glenn Road to Interstate 85 while repair crews replace a utility pole damaged during an early morning car accident.
Commuters are encouraged to find an alternate route until the repair is finished.
According to preliminary information, a male driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole on Glenn School Road in Durham around 1 a.m. Thursday. The driver was trying to avoid hitting a deer on the road. The driver was uninjured.
This story will be updated.