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Bizarre crash leaves minivan up a wire in Paradise

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Jun 27 2013 01:16:37 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 27 2013 06:00:54 PM CDT
van on wire photo

Courtesy: Levi Jessup

PARADISE, Calif. -

A strange vehicle accident in Paradise closed the Skyway Thursday morning.

It happened around 10 a.m. on the Skyway near Wagstaff Road.  Paradise Police said a vehicle accident downed a high voltage power line.

A minivan apparently came to rest on top of a guy-wire to a utility pole.  The vehicle was propped up at a 45 degree angle.

Police estimated the road would remain closed for a couple of hours.  PG&E crews responded to repair the line so the road could be reopened.