Car gets tangled in power lines


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — A driver escapes uninjured after flipping his car and becoming tangled in power lines Saturday afternoon.

According to witnesses, the car was driving northbound on 560 at a high rate of speed when it lost control on a curve, struck a power pole and snapped it in half.

The car landed on its top and got tangled in power lines. The driver was able to crawl out of the car and was not hurt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Official said 560 and 55 will be shut down while crews work to clear the scene. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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