Update: West Leyden Road is back open. The original story is below.

LEYDEN, Mass. (WWLP) – Police have closed a portion of West Leyden Road in Leyden following an accident.

West Leyden Road is closed near North County Road after a car crashed into a utility pole. The pole was knocked down and power lines are blocking the road.

Drivers are asked to find an alternative route as crews work to repair the pole.