Crash shuts down section of Broadway in North Knoxville

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A crash shut down a section of Broadway in North Knoxville Friday.

The crash happened at Broadway Avenue and McCroskey Avenue around 12:40 p.m. The intersection was closed for several hours.

Darrell DeBusk with Knoxville Police Department said a Suburban was traveling northbound. He said another car was driving at a high rate of speed southbound and moved into the northbound lanes.

The Suburban served and went up onto the sidewalk hitting a utility pole, according to DeBusk. He said the force cut the pole in half and knocked it into the roadway.

DeBusk said the speeding car left the scene. The driver of the Suburban was uninjured.

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