Power pole knocked down in south Nashville crash

Power pole knocked down at Nolensville Pike and Tanksley Avenue

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Several lanes were closed along Nolensville Pike early Monday morning after a power pole was knocked down during a crash in south Nashville.

It happened at the intersection of Tanksley Avenue around 3:30 a.m. and power was knocked out to some customers in the area.

The pole was hanging across the road and live wires were on the ground.

Power pole knocked down at Nolensville Pike and Tanksley Avenue
NES crews had to remove live wires after a power pole was knocked down during a crash.

Information about the crash or possible injuries wasn’t immediately available.

Police on scene had to divert traffic until Nashville Electric crews arrived on scene to clear the wires.

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