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Vehicle vs. Utility Pole On Reserve Street..Snaps Pole – HOT SPRINGS

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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

Originally posted on March 18, 2020 at 11:00PM for VIP Members at the AR911NEWS VIP Facebook Group.  To get your VIP Pass, please CLICK HERE.

Hot Springs Police investigated a vehicle vs utility pole crash tonight around 8:30 on Reserve Street at the Opera Street Intersection.

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Evidence at the scene that I had access to suggested that the vehicle may have been westbound when it crossed the street and struck a utility pole on the left side of the street.  The wooden pole was snapped in at least 2 pieces and at least pulled and stressed the associated electrical lines.

Hot Springs Fire & Rescue Troops assisted as necessary.

LifeNet dispatched an Ambulance Crew to the scene.  It is unknown to me whether anyone was injured or not.

Entergy Troops were called to the scene.

Traffic flow was interrupted for at least 1 hour.