Fallen Pole Closes Portion of Montauk Highway Monday Night

A rotted utility pole cracked and fell across Montauk Highway in East Hampton, near Town Hall, on Monday evening.

The pole brought down wires across the highway, closing both lanes to traffic. East Hampton Town police were rerouting traffic down Amy's Lane and Cross Highway.

There was no accident involved in the incident. No injuries were reported.

PSEG Long Island was responding to replace the pole, but it was not clear how long the road would remain closed.