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Scotts Valley Police Department
Friday July 5th, 2019 :: 05:27 p.m. PDT


Road Closure Whispering Pines Dr - PG&E still on scene, residents within closure area may enter but no other traffic.

LATEST UPDATE as of 5:20pm
** Whispering Pines Dr will remain closed for thru traffic between Estrella Dr and Baja Sol Dr through this evening until at least 2am on July 6th. The roadway will be open for residents who live within the road closure only. **

** PG&E is on scene. Service to the impacted area has been turned off - so residents are no longer requested to shelter in place. Whispering Pines is closed between Estrella Dr and Baja Sol Dr and will remain closed until this matter is resolved which could take a few hours.**

Scotts Valley residents should avoid Whispering Pines Drive between the 700-900 block until further notice due to a power pole down in the roadway.

The Scotts Valley Police Department responded to a vehicle accident involving a truck into a power pole. Officers arrived on scene and located a power pole and transformer down across the roadway of Whispering Pines Dr and possible live wires. SV Police requested SV Fire Dept to respond to the scene. Once Fire arrived they determined that the power lines in the area are compromised and are requesting residents to shelter in place until PG&E can respond. The neighborhood may experience a power outage and Whispering Pines Dr will be closed until this matter has been resolved.


Whispering Pines Dr is still closed for thru traffic between Estrella and Baja Sol Dr. Residents who live within the closure will be permitted until the roadway is opened - coordinated by PG&E.

Scotts Valley Police Department
1 Civic Center Dr
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 831-440-5670

Tamera Melrose
Administrative Services

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