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May 01, 2013
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Video: Cruiser crashes, gets stuck up pole

The officer was making a turn when he lost control of the cruiser and drove up the pole

By PoliceOne Staff

MEMPHIS — An officer lost control of his vehicle Tuesday while turning and crashed into a utility pole. 

Investigators say the officer was making a turn and do not know how the mishap occurred, according to News Net 5

No other vehicles were involved in the accident, and the officer was not hurt. He was cited for failure to control and for hitting a fixed object, according to the article. 

“I can certainly say that it was a little shocking to me to see one of my squad cars half way up a pole,” said Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong told

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