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Crash closes Jeff Davis Highway; driver downs pole

Posted at 2:55 PM, Dec 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-02 14:56:33-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A single-vehicle crash shutdown a portion of Jeff Davis Highway, near the DuPont plant in Chesterfield County, for hours on Sunday.

Chesterfield Police said a man was driving home from work, when he fell asleep,  and crashed into a power pole around 6:40 a.m.

Lt. Jason Elmore with Chesterfield Fire and EMS spokesperson said all lanes of the highway between Cogbill Road and Goolsby Avenue would "likely be closed for the remainder of the day" while crews fixed the power pole.

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