Garbage truck runs into utility pole

YAKIMA, Wash -- On Wednesday afternoon crews worked to repair a utility pole after a garbage truck ran into it and almost knocked it over.

The accident occured on the corner of First and Chestnut in Yakima.

Traffic around First Street and Chestnut was blocked off while the work was done.

Crews transferred power to other lines to keep electricity running.

A new pole is expected to be in place by Wednesday evening.