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Route 111 closed after car hits utility pole, police say

Route 111 in Hauppauge was closed Wednesday, Aug.

Route 111 in Hauppauge was closed Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, after a car hit a utility pole and flipped, Suffolk County police said. The driver escaped with minor injuries. Photo Credit: James Carbone

Route 111 in Hauppauge was closed Wednesday after a car slammed into a utility pole and rolled on its side, Suffolk County police said.

The closure, between Schoolhouse Lane and Kings Highway, is expected to last through 10 p.m., police said.

A 911 call reporting a vehicle on its side came in at 11:56 a.m., police said.

The driver escaped with minor injuries, police said.

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