Gilroy: Solo collision blocks Hwy. 101 lanes, spurs CHP Sig-alert

GILROY — California Highway Patrol officers responded after a vehicle hit a power pole that spurred a Sig-alert blocking Highway 101 lanes in both directions, authorities said Sunday.

Shortly after 5:40 p.m., CHP officers responded to northbound Hwy. 101 lanes just south of the Hwy. 25 exchange, and found a truck that at least one witness said had been weaving erratically before striking a power pole, knocking down wires and sparking a small fire nearby. There were no initial reports of injuries.

CalFire crews also responded to the scene, but no word was immediately available on size, spread or other conditions.

CHP officers declared a Sig-alert

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