Car snaps utility pole, flips up side down

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

Released by Don Martin with the Tyler PD:

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Police responded to a one vehicle car crash in the 2600 block of South Broadway around 7:40 a.m., Friday, August 28, 2009. Officers stated a 2002 Nissan Altima, driven by Symone Sheppard, age 20, of Tyler lost control of her vehicle heading southbound on South Broadway.

Sheppard's vehicle struck a utility pole snapping it in two causing the power lines to come down across the roadway. The vehicle then flipped up side down and slid down the roadway.  Sheppard was transported to East Texas Medical Center with minor injuries.