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Police: Road closed after car hits utility pole in Smithtown

Suffolk County police and the Smithtown Fire Department

Suffolk County police and the Smithtown Fire Department respond to an accident on Oakside Drive in Smithtown on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. A car struck a utility pole and overturned. Credit: Joseph C. Sperber

A section of Oakside Drive in Smithtown was closed briefly Tuesday morning after a car hit a pole, Suffolk County police said.

A photograph from the scene showed the Chevrolet on its side near a tilting utility pole.

Police said the accident occurred at 6:48 a.m. near Riverview Terrace and that a tow truck was on the scene by 7:05 a.m.

There were no serious injuries, a police spokeswoman said.

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