Pole blocking Gilwell

Pole blocking Gilwell

Police have blocked off both directions of Gilwell Avenue at the Albany Highway intersection after a truck brought down a light pole. Photograph - Hamish Hastie.

Motorists are urged to avoid Gilwell Avenue in Kelmscott this afternoon after a fallen light pole has blocked the Albany Highway entry.

Witnesses in Dome said a truck turning left onto Gilwell from the highway brought down the pole at about 4.10pm.

They said the truck didn’t stop.

Firefighters are attending and police are directing motorists away from the street.