Three Chopt Road reopens after driver slams into pole - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

Three Chopt Road reopens after driver slams into pole

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

A driver struck a Verizon pole Tuesday night on Three Chopt Road, closing the road for several hours. 

Henrico police responded to the crash around 9:50 p.m. in the 8900 block of Three Chopt Road in front of Ridge Elementary School. Officers say a vehicle struck a Verizon pole. The pole came down and blocked the entire roadway.

No one was injured in the crash, and only one person was in the car at the time.

Three Chopt Road was closed between Eastridge and Ridgehaven roads.

Police say the driver dropped his phone and lost control when he tried to pick it up. He now faces a reckless driving charge.

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