Single-vehicle wreck on Washington Street takes out utility pole, driver in custody

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A portion of Washington Street is now open after utility crews replaced a utility pole early Friday morning.

Police say the driver of a minivan, who has not been identified, was traveling north when he left the road and hit a utility pole, snapping it in two. Police say the driver was not injured but they took him to jail after he failed a field sobriety test.

The single-vehicle wreck happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday, May 4, north of Max Luther Drive.