UPDATE: Chartiers Avenue reopened shortly before 9 a.m.
ORIGINAL POST: A section of Chartiers Avenue is closed after a pickup truck hit a power pole and brought down several live wires around 7:15 a.m.
The driver struck the pole near the intersection of Chartiers and Straka Street. He was uninjured and no other vehicles were involved.
Chartiers remains closed while crews clear the power lines.
Police are investigating, but the crash appears to be accidental.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.