Crash causes downed power lines, road closure in Monroe

Police say a crash near the Monroe Mall shut down a section of Highway 74 Friday afternoon.

Traffic lights weren’t functioning, and power lines were down, according to the Monroe Police Department. The crash happened before 2 p.m.

Monroe PD added that the Skyway Drive ramp onto 601 North was shut down due to the crash investigation.

Police said to avoid the area near the mall and that officers are re-routing traffic.

Police haven’t confirmed information about any injuries or how many vehicles were involved in the crash yet.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.