Truck knocks out power to part of Huntsville, blocks Sparkman Drive


An incident involving an 18-wheeler knocked out power to part of Huntsville Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of the truck tells us his truck snagged some some low-hanging lines on Sparkman Drive west of Jordan Lane around 1:30 p.m.

The incident knocked out power from Grizzard Road south to University Drive and from Research Park Boulevard east to Pulaski Pike. All lanes of Sparkman Drive were closed.

Crews were on the scene working to restore power.

There were no other vehicles involved in the wreck.

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