Car crashes through lawn at Nashville's News 2, driver flees - WKRN News 2

Car crashes through lawn at Nashville's News 2, driver flees

Posted: Updated: Nov 19, 2012 07:48 AM CST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

Metro police are investigating Monday after a driver crashed in the front lawn at Nashville's News 2.

The vehicle was discovered shortly after 7 a.m. outside the TV station on Murfreesboro Road.

According to police, the vehicle went off the roadway and hit a utility pole before coming to a rest.

The pole snapped and was being held up solely by the attached guy wires.

The front passenger tire was detached from the car and a piece of the rim was found a few feet away.

The vehicle's airbags deployed as a result.  Empty beer bottles were discovered inside the car.

The incident was thought to happen sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 7 a.m.

No further details were immediately released.

Police are investigating.

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