Traffic lights at 40th Street and Normal Boulevard were dark Saturday after a driver crashed into the signal box controlling the lights at about 2 a.m., according to Lincoln police.

Stop signs were posted on 40th Street at the intersection and will remain until repairs can be made or temporary signals can be put in.

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A single-car accident May 11 knocked out signals at the nearby 40th and South streets intersection. There, it took months for a permanent fix to be completed.

Police said alcohol could be a factor in Saturday morning's crash and the driver may face a citation.

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