Highway 174 closed by downed hydro pole

A stretch of Highway 174 in east Ottawa was closed after a vehicle knocked over a hydro pole Sunday.

A stretch of Highway 174 was closed in east Ottawa after a collision knocked down a hydro pole Sunday.

Ottawa Fire Services spokesperson Marc Messier tweeted Sunday that one person was injured in the crash, which happened around 12:30 p.m. near Quigley Hill.

Ottawa paramedics said an 81-year-old woman suffered minor injuries and was in stable condition when she arrived in hospital.

A hydro pole was knocked over in the crash, with crews needed to clean wires off the road.

The city said the road was re-opened around 2:30 p.m.