Driver killed in wreck involving a utility pole on back of a truck
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police say one person was killed in a 3 vehicle crash on Brainerd Road Wednesday night.
It happened in the 4800 block around 8:45 PM.
Investigators say a truck carrying a wooden utility pole with a red flag marker was turning right into a parking lot.
That’s when a GMC Safari hit the pole.
It broke off, lodging in the Safari’s windshield.
The van veered across Brainerd Road and hit a third vehicle.
The 56 year old driver of the van died later at the hospital.