Traffic is being rerouted on the peninsula after an 18-wheeler crashed into a utility pole at Meeting and Woolfe streets.

The vehicle left the scene of the wreck, according to Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis.

SCE&G officials are at the scene making repairs, Francis said. Traffic is being diverted while authorities work the scene, he said.

Drivers should expect delays in that area.

Check back with postandcourier.com as more details become available.