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City works to restore traffic lights at 25th Street and Main for afternoon rush

Traffic was backed up for more than half a mile during morning rush hour at 25th Street and Main Avenue in Fargo as workers tried to fix a traffic signal knocked down during an accident Saturday.

Traffic was backed up for more than half a mile during morning rush hour at 25th Street and Main Avenue in Fargo as workers tried to fix a traffic signal knocked down during an accident Saturday.

Dick Sutter, sign and signal operations coordinator for the city of Fargo, said he hopes to have the traffic signal back in place and working by the evening rush hour.

Fargo police say the upright pole and mast arm were struck about 11:45 p.m. Saturday by a fleeing vehicle driven by Bnar Bawa, 25, of West Fargo.

Bawa fled the scene on foot. He was located by Fargo police and arrested for leaving the scene of an accident involving injury and DUI.

Two passengers in the vehicle remained at the scene. Both were injured and taken to a hospital. City works to restore traffic lights at 25th Street and Main for afternoon rush Mike Nowatzki 20071105

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