BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo Police have shut down the intersection of Hopkins and Tifft streets at this hour after a tractor-trailer knocked down power lines.
The accident happened just before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Officials say the lines are lying across the intersection and crews are working to repair and replace them.
Police are asking people to avoid the area while crews are repairing the lines. They expect the intersection to be re-opened later this afternoon.