052819_MNS_car_wreck van loaded onto tow truck

A tow truck driver, right, loads onto his truck a white van that hit a utility pole at the intersection of Roswell Road and Maryeanne Drive as another man looks on.

A car wreck involving a utility pole has shut down all southbound lanes of Roswell Road in Sandy Springs from Stewart Drive to Mount Paran Road. Originally all lanes were closed.

A white van hit a utility pole on Roswell Road at the Maryeanna Drive intersection. According to the Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department's Facebook page, the wreck occurred just before 3:25 p.m.

Motorists are advised to take an alternate route and avoid the area. Police cars have blocked the road and an ambulance, fire truck and tow truck were on site shortly after the crash occurred.

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