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Vehicle Strikes Power Pole in Crossville

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Crossville, TN (January 4, 2021) A vehicle crash is reported to have occurred the afternoon of January 4th at the intersection of North Main Street and Miller Bypass close to the Dairy Queen. The collision resulted in the knocking down of a power pole. Motorists are advised to exercise caution while passing through the area. Additional details about the crash including whether anyone was injured or killed and what caused the vehicle to strike the power pole remain uncertain.

Crashes related to roadside fixed objects like trees and utility poles comprise 12 to 15% of all fatal roadway departure crashes in the United States. Besides the risk of being killed as a result of collision, utility poles that are downed or struck by vehicles can maintain a charge and as a result pose an additional danger to drivers. As a result, if you’re involved in a motor vehicle crash, remember that it is often a better idea to remain inside of the vehicle if a utility pole wire has come loose. 

Speak with an Experienced Car Crash Attorney

The aftermath of car crashes often leave victims overwhelmed and uncertain about how to proceed. One of the best things that you can do in such a situation is to obtain the assistance of a dedicated car crash attorney. Do not hesitate to schedule a free case evaluation with an attorney at Fox Farley Willis & Burnette so that we can begin discussing your options to pursue compensation. 

Note: This post was written based on available resources, news stories, and online reports about this incident. As is often the case with fast breaking news, there is always the risk that some details are still being shared and uncovered. Please contact us if you notice any information that should be changed or added. Thanks!

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