Update from the North Park FD: Avoid 251/ North 2nd between 173 and Harlem due to power lines down on both north and southbound lanes. This will likely be an extended closure.
At approximately 3:00 this afternoon, a semi reportedly took out multiple power lines in the 8700 block of N 2nd Street, in the Machesney Park Mall area.
There are reports of a large power outage around this area.
ComEd has multiple crews en route.
All traffic lights are down in the area too, please use caution while driving.
Portions of N 2nd Street are reportedly shut down right now as well.
Officials Confirm Anything or Release Information: No, Not at this time.
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