Vehicle Accident on Old Jonesboro Road – January 28, 2020

At 05:51, Abingdon Fire responded to a single vehicle accident in the 18000 Block of Old Jonesboro Road. Upon arrival, a pickup truck had left the roadway and hit a utility pole. The force of the collision broke the pole at the bottom. The driver was transported to Johnston Memorial Hospital by Washington County Life Saving Crew. Chief 201, Rescue Engine 205, Battalion 209 and Utility 210 responded along with units from the Washington County Life Saving Crew, Virginia State Police and Appalachian Power Company. Rescue Engine 205 provided lighting until the vehicle could be moved away from the pole by a local wrecker service.