Semi truck knocks down utility pole
BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Police Department reported that they were temporarily without power Tuesday morning after a semi truck caught a telephone wire and brought down a utility pole in the 3600 block of Woodside Avenue at 7:30 a.m.
Brookfield police were without power for about an hour. Police said 911 calls were routed to the La Grange Park Police Department temporarily. All services have been restored.
According to Brookfield police, the driver of the truck was traveling down Burlington Avenue to ward Woodside Avenue when wires from the utility pole caught on the truck and snapped the pole into two pieces.
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