LCUB: Northshore reopen, power restored after crash


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Lenoir City Utility Board said Northshore Drive is now reopen and power is restored to the area.

The road was shut down Saturday morning after a wreck at Northshore Hills Boulevard caused severe damage to a main power pole.

All of Northshore Hills subdivision was without power. That includes about 73 homes.

The driver of the vehicle, Savannah Almendaro, 23, is charged with reckless driving, due care, speeding, and improper passing.

According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report, Almendaro lost control of the vehicle and veered into the power pole before the car flipped several times and caught on fire.

No word has been released on the driver’s condition.

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