Clarksville driver crashes into pole after brakes fail

Clarksville driver crashes into pole after brakes fail (Image 1)
Clarksville driver crashes into pole after brakes fail (Image 1)

Clarksville police said a driver crashed into a utility pole Wednesday afternoon after her brakes failed.

The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Crossland Avenue.

The driver of the 1994 Chevy S-10, Rhonda Reed, said she made a sharp left turn, causing her to collide with a utility pole, to avoid hitting another vehicle or entering the intersection.  

No injuries were reported.

Reed reported she had recently had the brakes checked. No defects were found.

A citation was not issued.

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