Juvenile critically hurt after driver hits pole in Nashville

Posted at 8:36 AM, Dec 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-31 10:57:46-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A child suffered life-threatening injuries when a car crashed into a utility pole in Nashville.

The incident happened shortly before midnight Monday Old Hickory Boulevard near Arta Drive.

Officials with Metro Nashville police said a woman driving a Chevrolet Malibu veered off the road and struck a pole.

Both were hurt and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The woman had serious injuries, while the child suffered life-threatening injuries.

Due to the nature of the wreck, Metro’s fatal crash team responded to the scene.