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Transport truck demolishes Yellowknife traffic light

Last modified: March 15, 2021 at 3:00pm


A transport truck wiped out a traffic light and street sign in downtown Yellowknife on Monday afternoon.

At around 2:30pm, the truck – turning into 48 Street from Franklin Avenue – demolished a street pole at the corner of the intersection.

It wasn’t clear if the truck had struck the pole while turning or if the trailer had slid into the pole.

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There were no immediate reports of injury to the driver or pedestrians. The incident did cause minor traffic disruption in the vicinity.

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