Driver crashes into power poles after police pursuit - WSMV News 4

Driver crashes into power poles after police pursuit

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A driver was injured after smashing into two power poles near the Cheatham/Dickson County line early Friday morning.

The wreck happened just after 3:30 a.m. on Highway 70 near Craggie Hope Road.

Police said Joseph Townsend, 33, of Kingston Springs, TN, was transported by LifeFlight Helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center.

The crash was a result of a pursuit involving Townsend and the White Bluff Police Department.

The driver's condition has not been released.

Alcohol that police determined was bought Thursday night was found at the scene.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area while crews repair the power poles.

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