Tree and wire down closes down part of University in Peoria

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PEORIA, Ill. — Emergency communications personnel in Peoria are asking drivers traveling along University Street to find an alternate route Monday morning.

According to a news release, a tree and wires are down near the intersection of University and Purtscher, a couple blocks north of War Memorial.

As of 8:55 a.m. Monday, the northbound lane reopened.

The driver is still in the red truck on the left side of the photo.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Tree down along N. University & W. Purtscher in Peoria. Seek alternate routes.

Posted by WMBD on Monday, August 26, 2019

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