• Popular stretch of Poplar Pike closed after car hits utility pole


    Commuters in and out of Germantown can dealt with a traffic headache Monday morning.

    A stretch of Poplar Pike was shut down after a car hit a utility pole overnight. The pole was hanging sideways, and the vehicle was in a ditch between the road and the railway tracks.

    Police closed Poplar Pike in both directions between Rolling Valley Drive and Eastern Avenue. 

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    MLGW crews were called to the scene.

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