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Light standard knocked down at Portage and Main during morning rush hour

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A light standard was knocked down Friday at Portage and Main, backing up traffic throughout the city – Nov 1, 2019

No one was hurt but commute times suffered after a light standard was knocked down at Portage and Main Friday.

The crash left a white Jeep Wrangler up on the meridian facing south on Main Street right at the intersection with Portage Avenue at about 7 a.m.

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The two median lanes were blocked off and traffic backed up southbound on Main Street.

Police are on scene at city crews arrived at about 7:50 a.m.

A Jeep Wrangler on the meridian at Portage and Main Friday. Elisha Dacey/Global News

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City of Winnipeg crews clean up a downed light standard at Portage and Main Friday. Rudi Pawlychyn/Global News