Car crashes into pole, causes power outages in north Nashville

Car into pole, 9th and Buchanan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A car crashed into a light pole in north Nashville early Thursday morning, causing 1,300 homes to lose power.

It happened near the intersection of Ninth Avenue North and Buchanan Street around 1 a.m.

Metro police told News 2 the driver, identified as 23-year-old Devonte Chadwick, fled from the scene of the crash. Officers were able to take him into custody a few blocks away.

No one was injured in the crash.

Chadwick was booked into the Metro jail and charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license. His bond was set at $10,000.

At one point, nearly 3,000 residents in the area were without power.

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