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Clarksville Police release details on Electric Pole Down in Dunbar Cave Area

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On September, 10th, 2013 at 5:52pm, Clarksville Police Officer L. Harris responded to a crash at 170 West Dunbar Cave Road (Progressive Directions Inc) and Jardco Drive.

A Semi Truck drove west bound across the road into the 170 West Dunbar Cave Road parking lot where he snagged an ATT/Bell South telephone wire. This caused the telephone wire to tighten up and become lower in the West Dunbar Cave Road.

At that time a Concrete Mixer Truck was driving east bound West Dunbar Cave Road. The Concrete Mixer Truck snagged the lower telephone line causing the line and telephone pole to break.

The driver of the Semi Truck was not cited due to the initial crash occurring on private property. The driver of the Concrete Mixer Truck could not avoid the lower telephone lines.


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