Van Hits Utility Pole In Guntersville; 8 People Hurt

Posted on: 4:37 pm, September 26, 2012, by

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GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police say eight people were hurt when the van they were riding in hit a utility pole in Guntersville.

The wreck happened Wednesday about 4 p.m. on Blount Avenue, near the intersection of Licon.  A white van with a Florida license plate hit the pole, knocking out power in the area. 

Of the eight people who were hurt, one was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment and seven others were taken by ambulance to Marshall Medical Center.  A ninth person in the van was not seriously hurt.