Tractor trailer knocks down south Nashville traffic light pole

Tractor trailer knocks down south Nashville traffic light pole (Image 1)
Tractor trailer knocks down south Nashville traffic light pole (Image 1)

A tractor trailer knocked down a traffic signal pole in south Nashville Thursday afternoon causing traffic delays.

The incident involving the truck occurred at Edge Hill Pike and 16th Avenue North, near Music Row just after 3 p.m.

Officials said the truck driver struck the pole while attempting to make a right turn onto Edge Hill Pike.  

Metro Public Works was able to life the pole and signal from the tractor trailer.

Traffic on Edge Hill Pike was detoured while crews repaired the traffic light.

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