Truck smashes into utility pole, shuts down lanes in Murfreesboro

Police said crews are expected to work for several hours in the area.
Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 3:18 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 20, 2023 at 7:18 PM CST
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - A truck crashed into a pole on South Church Street in Murfreesboro Monday afternoon, prompting a street closure of the northbound lanes, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department.

Two lanes of South Church Street from Veterans Parkway to Innsbrooke were closed until the area was cleared, police said, adding that at least one person was injured in the crash.

Middle Tennessee Electric was able to fix the downed lines but will replaced the damaged pole at a later time.

The road reopened just before 7 p.m.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.