The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

January 16, 2013

Truck collides with pole in Athens


The News Courier

— Weather may have played a role in two Tuesday accidents.

Athens Police believe this Athens Water Service truck collided with a traffic signal pole at the intersection of U.S. 31 and Hobbs Street after hitting a black Honda Accord attempting to turn left onto Hobbs Street.

The truck was traveling on U.S. 31 South. No one was taken to the hospital, and no serious traffic delays occurred.

Later in the day, a car hydroplaned and hit another vehicle on U.S. 31 in front of Kmart,officials said.