Crash knocks down power lines on Fletcher Avenue
A portion of Fletcher Avenue in Tampa was closed this morning after a car crashed into a telephone pole, knocking down large power lines. According to Tampa police, a vehicle fled after striking the pole at Fletcher and Cecelia avenues around 5 a.m. Westbound lanes on Fletcher Avenue are now open Nebraska Avenue to 15th Street, while one eastbound lane is open while crews remove the power lines. Stay with TBO.com for updates.