Truck crashes into power pole on Volunteer Parkway in Bristol

(Source: Phillip Murrell)

BRISTOL, TN (WJHL) – The Bristol Tennessee Police Department is investigating a crash that happened this morning in the vicinity of Eastman Credit Union and Bank of Tennessee.

A truck struck a utility pole and utility lines were,  at one point, down across all four lanes of Volunteer Parkway, affecting traffic lights.

Police had to divert traffic to Bluff City Highway at Holston Drive.

City officials say Bristol Tennessee Essential Services is on the scene and working to make repairs. Currently the traffic lights are back to operational and traffic is flowing “smoothly” on the parkway.

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