UPDATE: Intersection at N Howe St. and Sandy Lane back open, expect delays as crews continue to fix lights

The intersection at N Howe St. and Sandy Lane is back open, per the Southport Police Department.
The intersection at N Howe St. and Sandy Lane is back open, per the Southport Police Department.(Southport Police Department)
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 9:05 PM EDT
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SOUTHPORT, N.C. (WECT) - The intersection at N Howe St. and Sandy Lane is back open, per the Southport Police Department. As of this time, the turn lane from Sandy Lane onto NC 211 is still blocked.

NCDOT is still working to fully repair the traffic lights. Per the announcement, delays should be expected.

Late Tuesday night, an accident closed the road. According to the Southport Police, a car reportedly struck a light pole at the intersection, impacting traffic lights.

No injuries have been confirmed at this time.

This is a developing story that will be updated once more information is available.