Driver not injured after Tupelo traffic accident

The driver of a pickup truck was not injured after a traffic accident caused his vehicle to ride up a power pole.

Posted: May 21, 2019 11:16 AM
Updated: May 21, 2019 5:18 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The driver of a pickup truck was not injured after a traffic accident caused his vehicle to ride up a power pole.

The crash happened Tuesday morning on Cliff Gookin Boulevard near Harrisburg Baptist Church.

According to the Tupelo Fire Department, a car made an illegal turn, causing the truck to leave the roadway.

Firefighters were able to get the truck driver out of his vehicle.

A family member said the truck driver is OK.

The driver of the car was not injured as well.

Power crews responded to the scene, and no power threats are expected.

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